Have American culture wars come to Britain?

For the second in a series for #BritainDebrief asking foreign correspondents based in the UK about the country’s predicament, Europe Center senior fellow Ben Judah spoke to Yasmeen Serhan, a London-based staff writer at The Atlantic. Yasmeen is the author of a recently acclaimed piece “What Euro 2020 has revealed about Englishness” and covers populism and nationalism.

Are US-style culture wars coming to Britain? Does US media impose a narrative on the UK? How are issues of race and identity similar but different on both sides of the Atlantic. And what’s the right word for the Special Relationship between both countries, given Boris Johnson reportedly doesn’t like the term?

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