How to end our very British culture war: Sunder Katwala

If you need some optimism about the future of Britain, a place that currently feels like it’s riven with political polarisation, prejudice and the aftermath of Brexit, Sunder Katwala is here to remind us that there is a way out of this. His proposal is that patriotism - if done well - could be the answer to many of the problems associated with the culture wars. Can emphasising identity actually overcome division?


Sunder Katwala, Director, British Future (@sundersays)

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How to Be a Patriot: Why love of country can end our very British culture war - Published by HarperNorth and out now.

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Check out the work of British Future including their research on public attitudes to immigrationwhy events matter for social connectionreducing racial inequality and remembrance.

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