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Has the US given up on stopping gun violence?

The response to Independence Day shootings has been described as woeful.

After another mass shooting in the US, politicians seem resigned to these incidents happening again and again. Emily Tamkin and Katie Stallard in Washington DC are joined by Megan Gibson in London to discuss why they appear unable to do anything to stop them. 

Plus, more than four months after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the team look at how Russia’s war plan has changed and what the West needs to do to support Ukraine in this new phase. 

Then in You Ask Us, they answer a listener’s question on what a change of UK prime minister would mean for Ukraine. 

Further reading: 

Republicans put US shootings down to anything but guns.
Can Ukraine win the war?
Guns still take priority over safety, despite the closure of the “boyfriend loophole”.
Maurice Glasman’s diary from Ukraine.

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