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The Left’s Obsession With Symbols Has Gone Too Far

Why our consciousness keeps being raised without much of anything getting done

George Washington monument defaced in Chicago, Illinois. (Credit: ABC-7 Chicago)

Protest is a symbolic form of politics. It is about sending messages. It turns public space — both physical and now virtual — into an arena where frustrations not satisfied by the formal political system are expressed with slogans, banners, and…




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Wessie du Toit

Wessie du Toit

Freelance writer. Main interest = history of ideas. Also art, books, politics. Follow me on twitter @wessiedutoit

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