John Grieve: Progressive English Nationalism    
 Progressive English Nationalism2 comments
9 Mar 2011 @ 22:18, by John Grieve

Why is English nationalism a suspect entity associated in peoples minds with right-wingers, fascists and unsavoury people. I believe the most progressive party in Europe is The SNP, the Scottish Nationalist Party. If they can combine progressive politics like getting rid of prescription charges,car-clamping and parking fees for hospital car-parks, then why can't we. There is nothing inherently right-wing about nationalism. A good friend of mine, A jewish man, fervently supports the Labour Party, and also Jewish nationalism, his wife, who is Welsh fervently supports Plaid Cymru, the Welsh Nationalist party. They are both extremely tolerant and civilised people.

I believe English nationalism is on the march and we're going to hear a lot more about it in the next ten years, as we will hear about Irish, Scottish and Welsh nationalisms, and also more regional ones like Cornish nationalism.

I don't apologise for being English or British and no-one should have to feel bad about supporting America or France or Italy.

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