PETITION: SHUT DOWN THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER FOR ITS LINKS TO SLAVERY!

50,922 SIGNATURES
150,000 Target

ADDRESSED TO THE INDEPENDENT PRESS STANDARDS ORGANISATION (IPSO):

The Guardian newspaper has been long regarded as the champion of woke causes and a strong supporter of far-left activists and the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement.

However, the newspaper, which was founded in 1821, was owned by John Edward Taylor, who profited from cotton plantation slavery, and after he died in 1844, the newspaper continued its relationship with the slave trade, making money from the slave-backing cotton mill owners of Manchester who paid for advertising.

The Guardian even sided with the slave-owning south in the American civil war; the paper demanded that the Manchester cotton workers who starved in the streets because they refused to touch cotton picked by American slaves should be forced back into work.

We, the undersigned, condemn the blatant hypocrisy of this left-wing peddler of fake news, and we demand that it be shut down forthwith:

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