University College London has cancelled Galton and Pearson on the grounds of eugenics, yet it continues to celebrate Dr Marie Stopes. A suggestion to replace their names with those who fought against eugenics.
One month ago, there was a furore over eugenics in the British press. For all the protestations that eugenics had no place in modern Britain, it now appears that the … Continue reading
No one warned me that this week was “Eugenics Week” in Britain, so recent events took me by surprise. In my previous post, I discussed the resignation of Andrew Sabisky … Continue reading
On Monday, 17th February 2020, British media reported the resignation of Mr Andrew Sabisky, an adviser to the British government. Newspaper reports, such as this one in The Guardian, attributed … Continue reading
Dr Halliday Sutherland’s article, The Soil and the Seed in Tuberculosis, appeared in the British Medical Journal on 23rd November 1912. In it, he suggested that Consumption (tuberculosis in the … Continue reading
A reflection on the development of this website and the highlights of 2018: In February, I visited sites relating to Dr Sutherland’s life between 1910 and 1921: Allsop Place NW1, … Continue reading
Recent articles in The Guardian and the Daily Mail described a controversial decision at University College London (UCL) to name a building after Sir Francis Galton, the founder modern eugenics. Both papers present … Continue reading
The penultimate paragraph of Birth Control: A Statement of Christian Doctrine Against the Neo-Malthusians contained this sentence: “Where are my children?” was the question shouted yesterday from the cinemas. While … Continue reading
The tenets of the CBC prove the negative eugenic agenda behind Dr Marie Stopes’ Mothers’ Clinic and promotion of birth-control. Article 16 shows that Stopes did not want to give all woman choice, but to give choice only to the “right” women. The others would be prevented from having children.