Since the election result, you’ve heard all sorts of cries for Labour to get more racist. To discuss her recent article about why this is a terrible idea, writer and researcher Kimberly McIntosh (@mcintosh_kim) joins Riley (@raaleh), Milo (@Milo_Edwards), Nate (@inthesedeserts), and Alice @AliceAvizandum. What are ‘Labour heartlands’? Why is class in Britain apparently tied to what you or your parents were doing in the 1970s? And why does London not count as working-class (unless you’re a whippet in a flat cap)?
You can read Kimberly’s recent article here: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/dec/17/traditional-working-class-labour-minorities-heartlands-white-voters
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