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Fionnuala O Connor: Our most divisive memorials are parades, not statues

A statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee is removed from the University of Texas campus. The university said it was moving the statues because they have become "symbols of modern white supremacy and neo-Nazism". Picture by AP Photo/Eric Gay.
STATUES taken down in the night is a rare business, and yet it happened last week in the presently Disunited States of America. How likely, though, is a major, continuing removal of images clearly [...]

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