This discourse is mainstream in left and right since Brexit vote.
What is less known is that it has its origin in anti-Semitic tropes 1/
- when people protested against this, Conservatives were quick to point out it wasn't against people who felt international 4/
Some people see Brexit as a welcome swing back from a state that advantaged cosmopolitan, well educated 14/
authenticity = white, British person who was born here
working class = white, British people 15/
Heck, even Brexiters want "global Britain"
so this dichotomy between people of the soil and internationals is fake 21/