On Remembrance Day, we consider the patriotism of the soldiers who fought and died in the First World War. For many, an ‘exhilarating adventure’ quickly came to be seen as nothing but ‘an insane policy of conquest.’
What’s the difference between Ammon Bundy and Colin Kaepernick? The polarised reactions fuelled by the two men’s protests lay bare the uncomfortable truth that patriotism is often used to smuggle racism and xenophobia into mainstream political debate.
The art of loyal dissent, or: how to love and hate your country at the same time.
Prof. Kwame Anthony Appiah considers the trouble with patriotism as a ‘contested concept’, and importance of patriotic pride and shame
Orwell was clear that patriotism was ‘the opposite of Conservatism.’ But where’s the evidence?
From armed standoffs to mango boycotts, National Questions takes a look back at patriotism in 2016.
The values proposed by UK Communities Secretary Sajid Javid are important, of course – but why call them British?