IPPR Progressive Review article: The Next British Empire

Brexit has proffered an opportunity for official and academic expressions of imperial pride and proposals to rehabilitate colonialism as a political project.

This is according to an article by Nadine El‐Enany in the summer 2018 edition of the IPPR Progressive Review

She argues that nostalgia for Britain’s imperial past is fuelling a dangerous white supremacist mindset that we all need to be vigilant against.

Brexit signified a shoring up of white entitlement to territory, resources, and to identification as British.

Read the article in full.