Brexit, World War II And Britain’s Identity Crisis
Do you know what’s going on with Brexit? Does anyone really? Three years ago, the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. Since then, the country has seen politicians resign, mass protests, deadline extensions ... and ridicule by American comedians.
But one thing that’s hanging over the debate is World War II, and Britain’s recent past. How has Britain’s imperial history, and the myths around the country’s role in the war, shaped the Brexit debate?