public sphere of debate

When the Eurovision song contest gets political: the start of a new era?

Article
Rowie van Hagen
12/05/2017
6 minutes to read

Eurovision should redefine its ‘no-politics’ rule and be stricter in upholding it, to ensure that the Eurovision Song Contest will not enter a new era in which it is primarily employed as an instrument for political goals.

How basketball All-Star player LeBron James becomes a public intellectual

Article
Guus Hovens
29/09/2017
7 minutes to read

Sports stars have an actual influence on the public sphere. They should dare to step up and raise their voices more often. Basketball player LeBron James' shows the way by criticizing Trump and supporting Black Lives Matter.