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When a winner becomes a loser: Winston Churchill was kicked out of office in the British election of 1945.6 min read
Even a highly popular and respected leader can lose an election, writes a historian – especially if they don’t have a plan for the future. Churchill was one of them.
Public sculpture expert: Why I welcome the decision to throw Bristol’s Edward Colston statue in the river.5 min read
After years of inaction by authorities, protesters have forced the point – opening a new chapter in this monument’s history.
Britain must face the uncomfortable truth that, contrary to the “economic theory” that insists meritocracy and mercantile enterprise made the country rich, it actually owes a large part of its wealth to its role in the slave trade.