History, music, cooking, travel, books, theatre, film - but also with an eye on the 'culture wars', nationalism and identity.
Farewell and Be Safe, Sweet Britain
Dutch travelling writer Chris Keulemans reflects on his shock and sadness at seeing a once great nation fatally fracture itself.
Brexitannia: The British Identity Crisis
Brexit has become an identity conflict in Britain. It is Danny Boyle’s London Olympics Opening Ceremony versus the Last Night of the Proms. Where do we go from here?
How My Punjabi Immigrant New Labour-Supporting Parents were Charmed by Boris Johnson
Hardeep Matharu reflects on the personal story of her parents' political shift towards the right – and what it might represent about Britain as a whole.
A Full Moon Election
Poet Salena Godden with a personal reflection ahead of tomorrow's General Election.
The Re-Emergence of English Nationalism Defines Brexit
Film-maker Sheridan Flynn explores English identity through an Irish lens and what Britain can learn from Ireland about how the divisions of Brexit can ever be healed.
Why we Must Throw Away the Labels Pinned to Us
Bonnie Greer on the need to deconstruct, examine and then reconstruct how we see ourselves.
How Politicians Talk To You: Oven-Ready Rhetoric during the General Election
Luke Murphy dissects the slogans of the General Election 2019 and what they reveal about class, empire, royalty and racism in Britain today.