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Emily Tamkin is the New Statesman’s US editor
From a paralysed Congress to a growing number of conservative judges, legal experts are concerned about the US presidency’s expanding scope.
If you did not know the US was in the midst of a health crisis, you would not learn it from watching the president.
Delays, mail-vote mistrust and polling station cuts all bode ill for November’s presidential race.
US legal scholar Lawrence Douglas has examined how well prepared American political institutions are for a president who doesn't want to go.
His critics may be tempted to laugh, but Trump has shown, time and again, that he is not so easy to bring down.
Learning a language during a pandemic is a romantic promise to yourself – a promise of continuation.
The former national security adviser may not have testified under oath, but he deserves the freedom to publish.
A new chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee won’t change US foreign policy, but it might shift the conversation.
Planning a rally in Tulsa on 19 June was either ignorant or insensitive. But the president isn't alone in considering non-white history a denial of America itself.
In Modi’s India, nationalists are using the Covid-19 crisis to further redefine who belongs and who doesn’t.