Iconoclasm: The War on our History

6th October 2020 14

When Edward Colston’s statue was torn down by a mob in central Bristol on the 7th of June, it was clear the gloves had come off. Far from being spontaneous anti-racism action by the British public, it was the confluence of lockdown frustration, activist agitation, cultural groundwork and local-governmental approval. Finally, the simmering contempt for Britain and its history was … [Read on]