Posts in The Ocean Between Us
Language, Empire and Dope Shit: The Story of Hip-Hop in Europe

American cultural dominance is perhaps nowhere more visible than in the entertainment industry—particularly hip-hop. But new collaborations between European artists challenge the idea that European hip-hop is simply a form of American pastiche. Here’s the story of how hip-hop conquered Europe, then morphed into something entirely new.

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‘Enemies of the People’: Anti-Media Rhetoric and the Transatlantic Relationship

Populist politicians’ crusade against the media is more than just an attempt to undermine trust in the free press—it is an attack on truth itself. How large is the threat journalism faces in a post-truth world?Analysis provided by our partner for this issue, the Bertelsmann Foundation North America.

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Trump Everlasting? Rage, and the Dying of the Light

Populist politicians’ crusade against the media is more than just an attempt to undermine trust in the free press—it is an attack on truth itself. How large is the threat journalism faces in a post-truth world?Analysis provided by our partner for this issue, the Bertelsmann Foundation North America.

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