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Why the US needs bipartisanship | with Ro Khanna

Can the Democrats get any meaningful legislation through the Senate?

Emily Tamkin, the New Statesman’s senior editor, US, interviews the California Democratic congressman Ro Khanna, the author of the new book Dignity in a Digital Age: Making Tech Work for All of Us. 

They discuss the first year of Joe Biden’s presidency and whether any significant changes to voting rights or the Build Back Better plan could actually get into law; why it’s important Biden gets to make a Supreme Court justice nomination; and what can be done to make sure the tech sector is a net good for the American economy at all levels. 

Further reading:

More from Emily on the Supreme Court justice Stephen Breyer’s decision to retire.

And on voting rights, she warns that Biden’s failure could cost Democrats the White House in 2024.

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