A legacy of conspiracies, extremism and cultural divisions
While many Trump supporters will grudgingly accept the US presidential result, right-wing militia, conspiracy theorists and white supremacists continue to call for a violent uprising
As the sun set on Washington on the evening of Joe Biden’s inauguration, you could almost hear America exhale. An overwhelming military and police presence, tens of thousands in number, combined with miles of razor-wire and fencing and concrete bollards on every street turned the US Capitol into an impenetrable – and uneventful – fortress.
That it was erected to secure American democracy from further assaults by those who declared themselves patriots as...
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Comment: Domestic law makers far better placed than CETA’s investment courts to judge policy choices
Contracting states, not corporations, must decide whether a violation is sufficiently significant to merit a complaint
Comment: Time to build a new coalition of democracies from the ground up
Joe Biden plans to organise a summit for democracy early in his presidency – but has the standing of the US been too damaged by Trump for the superpower to lead in this way?
Canada claims Ceta respects government’s rights to regulate in the interests of its citizens
Trade deal will ‘strengthen economic recovery and benefit workers and businesses in both of our countries,’ according to Canadian government
‘Blind eye’ can’t be turned to China’s treatment of Uighurs, rights group says
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