Remembering is not the same as memorializing. Scores of countries around the world have had to make decisions about what to do with memorials erected by occupiers or by previous governments associated with atrocities or other distasteful legacies. This article looks at the experience of European leaders in dealing with memorials from their fascist, rebellious, monarchical, and Communist pasts. www.nytimes.com/2017/08/17/world/europe/european-monuments-statues-communism.html
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