British Prime Minister Boris Johnson (right) and leader of the Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn prepare to lay wreaths during the Remembrance Sunday ceremony at the Cenotaph in Whitehall in London on November 10. Photo: APBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson (right) and leader of the Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn prepare to lay wreaths during the Remembrance Sunday ceremony at the Cenotaph in Whitehall in London on November 10. Photo: AP
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson (right) and leader of the Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn prepare to lay wreaths during the Remembrance Sunday ceremony at the Cenotaph in Whitehall in London on November 10. Photo: AP
Philip Bowring
Opinion

Opinion

Philip Bowring

Brexit-beset Britain and Modi’s India are plagued by an inward-looking nationalism that makes them lesser, not greater

  • The leaders of Britain’s two major parties both see little use for the European Union because they are stuck in the past
  • Likewise, India’s leaders reject diversity and broader trade to indulge Hindu nationalist fantasies about the past

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson (right) and leader of the Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn prepare to lay wreaths during the Remembrance Sunday ceremony at the Cenotaph in Whitehall in London on November 10. Photo: APBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson (right) and leader of the Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn prepare to lay wreaths during the Remembrance Sunday ceremony at the Cenotaph in Whitehall in London on November 10. Photo: AP
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson (right) and leader of the Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn prepare to lay wreaths during the Remembrance Sunday ceremony at the Cenotaph in Whitehall in London on November 10. Photo: AP
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