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Do Destroyed Monuments Represent a Past Not Worth Defending?

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01/06/2024Joakim Book

Many cities and states in this country have been tearing down or destroying monuments because they represent part of a past that progressives and leftists believe should not have existed. Yet each time we tear down something, we potentially lose part of an important heritage.

Original Article: Do Destroyed Monuments Represent a Past Not Worth Defending?

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Joakim Book

Joakim Book is a writer and professional editor. He holds degrees in economics and financial history from the University of Glasgow and University of Oxford, and was a Mises summer fellow in 2017. His main research interests are monetary economics and the history of central banks. 

Original Article: 
Do Destroyed Monuments Represent a Past Not Worth Defending?