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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau talks with President Joe Biden at the G7 Summit in Savelletri Di Fasano, Italy, on June 13. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Biden and Trudeau: Two leaders in trouble who are resisting calls to step aside

It’s a unique moment in North America: the prime minister of Canada and the president of the United States are being asked to step aside for the betterment of their parties and their countries.
What independents see in their communities informs their political views. AJ_Watt/E+ via Getty Images

Politics is still both local and personal – but only for independents, not for Democrats or Republicans

Independents’ political views and policy preferences reflect the economic and social conditions they see and experience every day. Democrats and Republicans have different sources for their views.
On 18 October, Joe Biden travelled to Tel Aviv to reaffirm his support for Israel, despite mounting criticisms of Netanyahu’s strikes on Gaza from the party’s left flank. Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Israel-Hamas War: What political consequences for Joe Biden?

Given its unprecedented scale and nature, could the Israel-Hamas war reshuffle the cards in the U.S. 2024 presidential campaign?
Janet Protasiewicz is sworn in as a state Supreme Court justice at the Wisconsin Capitol on Aug. 1, 2023. Sara Stathas for The Washington Post via Getty Images

Wisconsin GOP’s impeachment threat against state Supreme Court justice is unsupported by law and would undermine judicial independence

Impeaching a recently elected Wisconsin Supreme Court justice for conduct neither criminal nor corrupt would negate the people’s votes – and strike a blow at judicial independence.
Demonstrators hold Confederate flags near the monument for Confederacy President Jefferson Davis on June 25, 2015, in Richmond, Va., after it was spray-painted with the phrase ‘Black Lives Matter.’ AP Photo/Steve Helber

When Confederate-glorifying monuments went up in the South, voting in Black areas went down

The drive to remove Confederate monuments links those monuments to modern racism. An economic historian shows that the intent and effect of those monuments from inception was to perpetuate racism.

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