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Why do we have statues? Remembrance of great human beings? The celebration of people who were largely good? Surely not to remember slave traders. Since the removal of slave trader and philanthropist Edward Colston, a debate has been reignited around…

After the Financial Crisis of 2008, Gordon Brown was frequently chided for the suggestion he made, while Chancellor, that the era of ‘boom and bust’ had come to an end under his stewardship. A similar, though less well known, comment…