Donald Trump in Scotland – musicians have asked that he refrain from using their songs at his political events. David Moir/ReutersTake three apparently trivial events: Ukraine wins the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest, a rock star cancels a concert and a political rally features the song Rolling in the Deep by Adele
None of these moments might strike anyone as significant, and certainly not worthy of the attention of those interested in politics and the political system. But looked at more closely, suggestions of political relevance begin to emerge.
When Ukraine won Eurovision, it was with the song 1944. Sung by …read more
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