‘Britain’s monarchy is an invocation of a reactionary past’ | T. Gold- The Guardian

‘Britain’s monarchy is an invocation of a reactionary past’ | T. Gold- The Guardian

Perhaps because the answer is so obviously yes, or because the palace PR professionals think a third year of pomp in a recession would be vulgar, this particular anniversary is fairly downbeat. There will be a service at Westminster Abbey, and a Coronation festival in the grounds of Buckingham Palace to advertise the wares of royal warrant holders, because the most popular apology for monarchy these days is that it “sells Britain” – yes it does, and as what?

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