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Emily Tamkin is the New Statesman’s US editor.
She co-hosts our weekly global affairs podcast, World Review.
Marking the day that slavery ended in the US reminds us how the country failed to live up to its ideals – and of the battles still to be won.
Were the results of the US president’s first international tour as grand as the settings of the summits?
How the US and Russia became entangled.
The question isn’t whether Biden wants the US to be an ally of the UK and Europe but rather what that alliance means.
If Britain turns inward, will America suffer?
Prominent US Democrats urge Joe Biden to stand up to Boris Johnson on aid spending ahead of the G7 summit.
Joe Biden has halted the “race to the bottom” that has prevailed since the free-market revolution of the 1980s.
If the world's most advanced economies don’t match rhetoric on tax with action, their credibility will be damaged.
If the Supreme Court upholds a new law it would effectively overturn Roe v Wade – threatening access to abortion on the national level.
Sonia Faleiro’s story of the deaths of Padma Shakya and Lalli Shakya sheds light on broader issues in contemporary India.