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To understand why a person might become a foot soldier in a violent political movement, we must look not only at their ideology, but also at their domestic circumstances.
The US faces a crisis of reputation on the world stage and of democracy at home. The burden now falls on the new president to rebuild his nation.
The storming of the Capitol on 6 January was not a coup. But American democracy is still in danger.
The coming struggle against Trump and Trumpism.
Donald Trump may be on his way out, but unless he faces legal consequences for his attempts to abuse presidential power, the same practices will be tried again.
The New Statesman's World Review podcast with Emily Tamkin and Ido Vock.
The president has responded to electoral defeat by displaying the same incompetence that has defined his time in office.
The American constitution was not designed for a candidate who refuses to concede defeat.
But this election is remarkable not for the ways in which it is like 2016, but for the ways in which it is different.
In the environment of “alternative facts” that the president has helped to create, many are asking why they should believe that he has Covid-19.
The people of the United States are weary of military intervention abroad; they want their leaders to start fighting for them.