Written by: Asher Conway The NHS exists today Britain’s sole unifying institution. In the absence of any one national identity, ethnicity or shared set of ideals, the NHS has emerged as a central pillar of modern British identity. Whilst divisions in public opinion have emerged in recent years over ancient institutions such as parliament, the […]
We asked some people in London one disarmingly simple question: what makes you think you’re British? Philosopher Ernest Renan said that “a nation’s existence is… a daily plebiscite”.