From empty statements on migrants to calling Black Lives Matter a "moment", many have become disillusioned with Keir Starmer's party, writes Shahed Ezaydi.
The intricacies of the EU referendum were impossible to understand, so we voted for different versions of patriotism we now feel obliged to defend, journalist Joanna York writes.
Not only is his rhetoric louder and more bullish, Johnson's apparent willingness to pay heavily for the sake of national pride is more brazen than ever, Dr Katy Hayward writes.
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Whether it's coming home or not, as a diverse gathering of people least likely to be seen as English celebrate wildly with each other, this is a World Cup of a perceptible shift in the meaning and tone of Englishness
We should be careful with patriotism and never let it veer into prejudice and sneering bigotry towards others