We cannot let the Right define patriotism

By Emma Burnell / @EmmaBurnell_ In 2017, it is impossible to avoid thinking about the topic of patriotism. For many on the left, patriotism is synonymous with the darker concept of nationalism. Both are also tinged for many on the left (as actively encouraged by those on the right) with a sense of nativism. This … Continued

Identity or class politics? It doesn’t have to be a choice.

By Emma Burnell / @EmmaBurnell_ There has been much excitement recently among some lefties about the death of “identity politics”. Let me correct that sentence. There has been much excitement recently among some straight, white so-called left wing men about the so-called death of “identity politics”. Finally, it seems, with the vote to Brexit and … Continued