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We are not just here to manage capitalism but to change society and to define its finer values.

 
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Tony Benn
Tony Benn
  • Born: April 3, 1925
  • Died: March 14, 2014
  • Nationality: British
  • Profession: Politician

Anthony Neil Wedgwood Benn, originally known as Anthony Wedgwood Benn, but later as Tony Benn, was a British politician, writer, and diarist. He was a Member of Parliament (MP) for 47 years between the 1950 and 2001 general elections and a Cabinet minister in the Labour governments of Harold Wilson and James Callaghan in the 1960s and 1970s. Originally a moderate, he was identified as being on the party's hard left from the early 1980s, and was widely seen as a key proponent of democratic socialism within the party.

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