Even in the age of Trump, Europe still takes its cues from America | Natalie Nougayrède
Yes, French and US feminists are different. But talk of a gulf between our continents is overdone, says Guardian columnist Natalie Nougayrède
Europe’s Americanisation is ongoing. That may well sound paradoxical. So many transatlantic gaps have appeared in the age of Trump. This American president repels many Europeans, and in unprecedented ways. Many on the old continent seek solace in the contrast: perhaps Europe’s hour could be on the horizon? But it’s striking how European debates on issues such as racism and feminism are now so strongly influenced by movements across the Atlantic. In the realm of ideas and campaigning, Europe a...
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