"There is a cultural divide, too. Before the financial crisis, Londonism seemed indistinguishable from a broader British take on the world: freewheeling, relaxed about globalisation. The overall British view has now soured, while London’s remains outward-looking. Londonism seems more sensible in a world in which Britain cannot be too picky about how it earns its living, and dynamic people will be warmly welcomed elsewhere. It is a fittingly mongrel ideology for the cosmopolis"
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