statues

churches

The new crusaders

October 2, 2020 5:06 pm

Churches have become a target for the young and angry

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Welcome to the District of BLMbia

September 3, 2020 11:07 am

Time’s up for the nation’s capital

religion

The woke war on religion

July 27, 2020 8:30 am

A disturbing trend of attacking religious sites reveals a new intolerance

statues

Statues and limitations

July 19, 2020 10:48 am

How we can reckon with the past without destroying it

anti-nationalism

Trump takes on anti-nationalism

July 4, 2020 7:44 am

Under Mount Rushmore, the President begins his comeback story

george whitefield

Penn will remove statue of George Whitefield

July 2, 2020 2:19 pm

The Anglican preacher advocated for the education of slaves throughout his life

revolution

The neoliberal counter-revolution

July 1, 2020 11:34 pm

We’re witnessing a reaction to the nationalist uprising

pigeons

Pigeons are the solution to the statue controversy

July 1, 2020 12:25 pm

Lets kill two birds with one stone

sister souljah

Don’t hold your breath for Joe Biden’s Sister Souljah moment

June 29, 2020 6:07 pm

Why hasn’t the presumptive nominee defended statues like other centrist leaders?

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Do we erase black history when we take down statues?

June 26, 2020 4:30 pm

Our story is intricately and intimately connected to the ‘original sin’ of our nation’s founding

jesus

White Jesus

June 26, 2020 4:09 pm

It would be tragic if a church was attacked or vandalized because of a hyperbolic statement

great self hate

The Great Self Hate

June 25, 2020 6:57 am

Only a society that sees a need for ‘self-esteem’ counseling could be so susceptible to such destructive illusions

memorials

We should build more memorials to controversial people

June 24, 2020 11:42 pm

Monuments are not all about glory or approval

nervous

Our collective nervous breakdown

June 24, 2020 11:40 am

When did guilt become so comforting?

theodore roosevelt

Teddy Roosevelt saw this mob coming

June 22, 2020 11:16 am

Who is immune from retrospective condemnation?

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Self-righteous vandals

June 21, 2020 10:47 am

The attempt to prettify history is ugly

clement attlee

Cancel Clement Attlee, too

June 21, 2020 9:41 am

Unlike Churchill, he had not been a consistent opponent of Nazism or appeasement before the war

conformity

We are living through a frenzy of conformity

June 19, 2020 8:12 am

Sensitive issues are avoided and major corporations are taking it upon themselves to educate the masses

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The statue-topplers are obsessed with white men and white history

June 18, 2020 1:41 pm

Figures like radical scholar Rammohan Roy are completely ignored

speech

The death of free speech

June 18, 2020 11:50 am

Most people who ended up in America went there in the first place because they were tired of kneeling

government

Britain’s government can’t handle COVID or Black Lives Matter, either

June 17, 2020 11:47 pm

There has been flip-flopping on policy almost every day of the week

taliban

The Taliban: an apology

June 12, 2020 12:43 pm

If we put up new statues, we should perhaps give them a finite lifespan

toppling

In praise of statue-toppling

June 11, 2020 12:06 pm

Sir Edward Colston’s statue was not about history but estimation. Our era is entitled to its own response

statues

The war of the statues is a battle for freedom

June 10, 2020 12:36 pm

If we simply destroy the evidence, we impoverish our heirs’ understanding

Tear down statues? At this rate, we’ll have to rename New York

September 23, 2017 9:00 am

Growing up in Raleigh, North Carolina, I took the monuments around the state capitol for granted. The first Confederate soldier…