The Commonwealth’s ‘golden age’ wasn’t entirely dazzling. [Read now...]
A country which prides itself on respect for the rule of law, the UK is urged to end its governance of Chagos Islands “as rapidly as possible”. [Read now...]
Ladybird Libertarians: Dan Hannan, Paddington and the pernicious impact of 1970s children’s literature on Brexit thinking.
How 1970s kids books formed the intellectual basis for Brexit. In essence “Ladybird books” were a kind of propaganda but we never noticed — and a lot of people still haven’t. (Warning: “May contain Dan Hannans.”) [Read now...]
The stories we tell about our histories can have a powerful impact on current events – and research shows how. [Read now...]
As well as an attack on the working classes, Peterloo was also an episode of violence against women. [Read now...]
Brexit’s ‘Global Britain’: UK needs a clear economic strategy for its trading future, not a dead colonial fantasy.
The notion of ‘Empire 2.0’ embraced by Brexiters is backward-facing nonsense. [Read now...]
The link between empire, inequality – and Brexit. [Read now...]