Brexiteers have been blamed for putting Britain on a right-wing, xenophobic and racist path, and even for dragging the rest of Europe in the same direction. But if you look around the world, you will see an increase in anti-immigrant sentiment, racism and xenophobia in most countries. It’s high time we dug a little deeper – not only to reveal the root of the problems, but also to discover ways to heal our many wounds.

My perspective comes from nearly 50 years of experience in numerous cultures. I grew up in Sweden at a time when people of other races and skin colours were treated as honoured ...


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