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[Comment] Offline: A Caribbean consciousness

The word Windrush now defines the shame of a nation, a nation that once courted, welcomed, and put to work Caribbean migrants to fill shortages in Britain’s labour market after World War 2. The cold expediency of modern British politics, the racist nationalism of today’s England, and the angry isolationism of Brexiteers have combined to foster a bitterly hostile environment for anyone with a skin colour or accent deemed outside populist boundaries of acceptability. The British colonialist state expropriated riches from those it occupied to build an inglorious Empire.