Can We Get Rid of the Monarchy Now?

Dave Gutteridge
From the Gutt
Published in
5 min readSep 9, 2022

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When you look up the royal family’s connection to slavery, there’s a lot of deliberately passive language. The “Royal African Company” was simply “formed.” It’s not often clearly stated by who’s authority.

A woman who was born into maximum privilege and never had to do anything to earn anything she has, is being mourned today, with people praising her for having been alive during events that she had no particular influence on. She lived to meet so many prime ministers, presidents, and other leaders. She “reigned” during so many social changes and historical events that she had no say in. She was especially notable for not having…

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Dave Gutteridge
From the Gutt

I don't post often because I think about what I write. Topics include ethics, relationships, and philosophy.