Remembering British MP Tony Benn, a Lifelong Critic of War and Capitalism + Never be afraid of getting old

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Condolences to Tony Benn’s family and friends.

STOP THE WAR COALITION RALLY TRAFALGAR SQUARE.08.10.2011 Image by wheelzwheeler via Flickr

democracynow on Mar 14, 2014

democracynow.org – Tony Benn, the former British Cabinet minister, longtime Parliament member and antiwar activist, has died at the age of 88. He was the longest-serving member of Parliament in the history of Britain’s Labour Party, serving more than half a century. He left Parliament in 2001, saying he planned to “spend more time on politics.” In 2009 he appeared on Democracy Now! to talk about the war in Afghanistan and Britain’s fight for a nationalized healthcare system.

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