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Considering Englishness on St George’s Day

In 2011, the UK Census included a question about national identity for the first time. That is, the extent to which people self-identify in relation to a nation. The results showed the growing salience of Britain’s identities: Scottish, Welsh and English. Yet these identities are experienced differently by Britain’s different migrant and ethnic communities. As […]

Is this England?

“Two thousand years this little tiny fucking island has been raped and pillaged, by people who have come here and wanted a piece of it. Two fucking world wars men have laid down their lives for this. For this… and for what? So we can stick our fucking flag in the ground and say, “Yeah! […]