Since the vote to leave the EU, commentary on the division of the country has dominated our national conversation. But attempts to explain the result have oversimplified some factors and obscured others. Progressives must challenge these narratives and offer our own stories about what happened and what should come next.

This issue looks to both understand division in the UK and to begin the healing process. And, it begins to imagine what, at the end of that process, a more progressive country really looks like.