History repeats itself: Brexit, Trump and the politics of unfinished conflict

When politicians deploy racist messaging in their campaigns, they exploit the politics of unfinished conflict. Jennifer Curtis (University of Edinburgh) has spent years researching two communities with troubled histories – west Belfast and Springfield, Missouri. She reflects on how communities can try to acknowledge and process past atrocities.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/brexit/2020/05/27/history-repeats-itself-brexit-trump-and-the-politics-of-unfinished-conflict/