Author: Jacob Taylor

Jacob is a recent graduate in political philosophy, having just received his masters degree from Leiden University in The Netherlands. Currently based in his home county of Kent, his main areas of interest are philosophy and politics, with a particular focus on social justice and equality.

Symbols and cynicism: Britain’s cultural war

Jacob Taylor

Symbols are the cultural and political currency of the day. From the Thursday evening clap-for-careers, rainbows in the windows, taking the knee, or toppling statues – the political battlefield in Britain is by some being turned into a cultural war in which image takes precedence over substance. Symbols are important, they allow us to represent […]