Susan Condor and Steve Fenton (Bristol): Thinking Across Domains: Class, Nation and Racism in England and Britain. From Open Democracy, Tom Nairn reviews English Nationalism and Euroscepticism: Losing the Peace by Ben Wellings; and can Labour build a Britain that works together? John Lanchester looks at the nation’s finances. Alastair Hill reviews Nick Clegg: The Biography by Chris Bowers. Michael Kenny on why our parties must respond to the rise of Englishness. Tom Mills interviews Robin Ramsay, author of Well, How Did We Get Here? A Brief History of the British Economy, Minus the Wishful Thinking. Ian Thomson reviews Bang! A History of Britain in the 1980s by Graham Stewart. Ed Miliband’s anti-immigrant stance is based on a declared “one nation” vision borrowed from the Tories. Between boxing lessons and books on Plato, the American professor Danielle Allen has campaigned for Obama and is now lending Ed Miliband a hand. Philippe Sands and Helena Kennedy write in defence of rights. Vernon Bogdanor reviews Making Thatcher’s Britain by Ben Jackson and Robert Saunders and The Conservatives Since 1945 by Tim Bale (and more). Among the thugs: Jason Farago reviews Bloody Nasty People: The Rise of Britain’s Far Right by Daniel Trilling.

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