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America as Joe Biden takes office

By Robert Kuttner / 20 January, 2021

With more than 25,000 troops patrolling, downtown Washington today looks like the Green Zone in Baghdad, as Joe Biden is determined to have a normal inauguration. But the extraordinary security measures that have made the capital into an armed camp are a vivid reminder that America is far from normal. […]

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The dangers for democracy from America’s populist drift

By Vivien A. Schmidt / 9 November, 2020

Donald Trump has undermined the very essence of the US Presidency. However, he and the current Republican party are not alone responsible for the decline of American democracy. The US is certainly a divided country today, but those divides have been building for a very long time, with a Republican […]

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The cultural politics defining the 2020 election

By Michael Kennedy / 9 November, 2020

I began writing this on 5 November when the election had still not been called, but even then we learned something as important as who would win. America is not only more divided than progressives imagined. What is worse is that we are polarised in ways that Trump conjures. On […]

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Young voters and the 2020 election

By Layla Zaidane / 9 November, 2020

Amidst continuing tabulation of absentee and mail-in-ballots, legal threats and challenges, and a prolonged battle for the Presidency, one thing is clear: young people turned out in historic numbers to vote in the 2020 election. Political leaders have an opportunity to sustain this energy by reinforcing the strength of our […]

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With the groan of a man, George Floyd, humanity shivers with racism, so does Europe

By Cécile Kashetu Kyenge / 29 June, 2020

To overcome racism, democracy needs to be completed, with a guaranteed and equal access to freedom, justice, and equality – Progressives have a role go play here.

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Black Lives Matter: a new moment for transformation

By Neera Tanden / 18 June, 2020

The US elections in November are a chance to make that change happen and to remove the most racially divisive president in the last century from office.

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