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
The Dangers of Priti Patel's Racial Gatekeeping
Musa Okwonga examines how politicians with immigrant backgrounds are using this identity to win popular support for regressive policies against minority groups.
How We Came to Forget: Imperial Amnesia Helped Propel Brexit – It's Time to Set the Historical Record Straight
Hardeep Matharu explores a new National Trust project designed to shed light on the colonial roots of country houses and the need for a more honest, less mythical discussion of Britain's past.