Cornish Republican: “The English are not the enemy”

From The Cornish RepublicanThe English are not the enemy:

The English are not our enemy. The English are our neighbours and our friends down the pub. They are our lovers, partners, work colleagues, family, customers, fellow union members and much much more besides. The Cornish are partly English and the English are partly Cornish. Together we are all clinging on to this crazy roller-coaster of existence.

If we have an enemy it’s the establishment that refuses our rights…

Recording your ethnic and national identity as Cornish, and your country of birth as Cornwall, is not being anti-English, it’s just being pro-Cornish.

It is not an expression of anti-English sentiment and should not be seen as such. Writing in Cornish on the census is simply expressing that one thinks Cornish culture and identity  deserves greater recognition and that the Kernow is special.

Read more.

This entry was posted in Civil Rights & Liberties, Culture & Entertainment, Independence/Nationalism and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s