Almost half of young people think Britain was founded on ‘racism’

Almost half of young people think Britain was founded on 'racism'
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The idea that the UK was founded on the back of ‘systemic racism’ is shared by nearly half of young people, according to polls.

Just under half of young people polled by YouGov backed the claim that the UK was founded on ‘systemic racism’, with research also indicating that so-called Critical Race Theory (CRT) concepts are widely taught in British schools.

According to a report by The telegraph42 per cent of 18-24 year olds say they believe schools should ‘teach pupils that Britain was founded on racism and remains structurally racist today’.

This is compared to just 25% of students who explicitly said such a belief should not be taught in the UK education system.

Meanwhile, 38% of young people think a statue of Winston Churchill, perhaps the country’s most famous wartime political leader, should be removed from outside Parliament due to allegations he would have opinions considered “racist”.

A similar percentage of people in the age group disagreed with moving the statue, a much smaller fraction compared to the 68% of the total UK population who think the statue should be kept .

In response to the revelations, politicians from the soft-right Tory (Conservative) Party have once again argued that something must be done to stop the spread of militant left-wing ideas in the education system, despite the fact that they are the ones who were in power. for over a decade now and have completely failed to take effective action.

While research appears to show militant left-wing views on race are spreading like wildfire among Britain’s youth, many have blamed the country’s teachers and school systems for pushing the ideas of critical race theory. race in their classrooms.

Such a charge appears to be backed up by YouGov research, with 59% of school leavers describing themselves as being told or told about ‘white privilege’, ‘systemic racism’ or ‘unconscious bias’ by at least one adult in their educational institution.

A number of politicians from the UK’s ruling Conservative Party have ineffectively complained about the discovery, demanding that something be done – by themselves, presumably – to prevent the spread of controversial views of extreme left within the education system.

“It’s sad but not surprising that so many young people, confused and bewildered by militant propaganda, have bought into some of the lies being peddled by extremists,” said one politician, MP John Hayes. The telegraph.

“The government urgently needs to make it clear to educators at all levels that disseminating this type of information is incompatible with the provision of a broad and balanced education and that if they do so, they will be viewed as having let down the young people in their care and be considered and treated accordingly,” he added.

Conservative bigwigs have frequently made similar statements about leftist beliefs being forced on children while failing – in their 12 years of continuous rule – to take effective action against the practice.

Meanwhile, they have made massive public concessions to political and social leftism, taking an economically debilitating pro-green stance while praising one of their MPs for coming out as transgender earlier this year despite the fact that they were unmasked after fleeing the scene. from a car accident in women’s clothing, for example.

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