The Debate

Oct 19 2020 39 mins 490

A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

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TPDwyerEsq Jun 17 2020
In response to "Take them down?" Most of the statues coming down in America were specifically put up to promote a version of American history that was not popular at the time. E.g. Statues of southern generals started appearing simultaneously w/ Jim Crow laws, to promote the propaganda that the 'southern cause' was worthy, two generations after the civil war. Similarly, Italians were mistreated as immigrants, wanted respect, hence the Columbus day propaganda. Columbus' contemporaries reviled him