A bird's eye view of the current debate around culture and identity is provided by Bagehot in this week's Economist. It is all to the good that newly elected Conservative government joins battle against
It is entirely legitimate for a newly elected Conservative government to challenge our unelected cultural institutions and expose their agenda to public scrutiny. But it should do so constructively in order to strengthen them, not to destroy them.
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