Reflex Reaction? Memory, Deindustrialisation, and Right-wing Populism in a Northern English Town
Mike Makin-Waite bulletin, class, discrimination, immigration, nationalism, race, right-wing 2 September 2020
Was it ‘automatic’ that deindustrialisation in northern English towns would lead to support for the populist politics which have brought us to Brexit? Suggestions on how cultural memories from Lancashire’s cotton mills mutated into nativist outlooks.