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Tony Benn, 1925-2014

"Tony Benn was one of the most mesmerising and divisive figures in the mainstream of postwar British politics. An establishment insider who became a rebellious leftwing outsider, a cabinet minister turned street protester and reviled prophet of capitalism's demise, he nonetheless managed in old age to become something of a national treasure. 'It's because I'm harmless now,' he would explain."

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LondonLee (#922)

Tony Benn's 'Five Questions to Power':

What power have you got?
Where did you get it from?
In whose interests do you use it?
To whom are you accountable?
How do we get rid of you?

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