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Emily Tamkin is the New Statesman’s US editor
Dismissed as low skilled and on the frontlines of a pandemic, workers in the US are discovering the power of collective industrial action.
The coronavirus pandemic has led to 10 million people applying for unemployment benefits in two weeks, the sharpest increase in American history.
Language and thinking of war could be used to justify and make palatable this administration’s rejection of refugees.
A new law allowing the Hungarian prime minister to rule by decree has left his remaining political opponents toothless.
In the country which incarcerates more people than any other, criminal justice reformers view the pandemic as both a catastrophe and an opportunity.
The wealthy and powerful without symptoms are able to get tested; others, even medical professionals, are told there are not enough tests for them.
As the Democrats struggle to agree on how to respond, Donald Trump’s behaviour has pitted states against each other.
Confused and mistimed, it is the act of an administration for which nationalism is the only policy.
The US is trying to catch up with the rest of the world as the president continues to undercut experts.
As conflict escalates in the Middle East, once more America lacks a strategy.