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If the left are going to topple statues, they must look at their own heroes


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Professor Len Shackleton writes for No Desire To Retire

Professor Len Shackleton writes for The Telegraph

With calls to remove a memorial window dedicated to Sir Ronald Fisher because of his connections with eugenics, John Maynard Keynes must surely be next in line for dabbling in eugenics, writes IEA editorial and research fellow Professor Len Shackleton.

In a column for The Telegraph, Len argues that “a consistent application of wokeness to Britain’s past demands a cancelling not just of fusty old right-wingers such as Rhodes, Baden-Powell and Rudyard Kipling, but of virtually the entire pantheon of the British ‘progressive’ left as well.

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