VE Day 75 — the perils of wallowing in ‘Good War’ nostalgia

To go by the outpouring of unthinking patriotism and nationalism in these Brexit times, the 75th anniversary of VE Day provided people across the UK with a welcome opportunity to momentarily forget the ravages of Covid-19, forget the criminal negligence of a prime minister in Boris Johnson for whom Winston Churchill is his guiding light, forget the ravages of Tory austerity visited on…

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