Column / Investigation
Identity, Empire and the Culture War
Byline Times explores the weaponisation of Britain's past as a key tool in a dark project of division and distraction
Brexit and Empire: Nostalgia for a Nation that Never Was is Driving Britain over a Cliff
With the likely next Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, praising Britain today as the 'Greatest Place on Earth' all the unlearned lessons of Empire are coming back to haunt us.
Why do the British Not Eat Horsemeat? How Icons of the British Countryside have been Weaponised by the Brexit Establishment
Iain Overton on where power has always resided in Britain – and why the horse is its ultimate symbol.
Divide and Rule: ‘Colonial Mindsets Fuelling Islamophobia and Racism’
Hardeep Matharu speaks to Tahir Butt, a Muslim campaigner who spent nearly 30 years in the police, about his experience of racism and identity.