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Couy Griffin, a former county commissioner in Otero County, N.M., rides a horse in New York City in May 2020. Gotham/Getty Images

A New Mexico official who joined the Capitol attacks is barred from politics – but the little-known law behind the removal has some potential pitfalls for democracy

Other countries disqualify political officials and prevent them from holding office more often than the US does. There are benefits and potential risks to using this kind of legal tactic.
Supporters of Donald Trump climb the west wall of the U.S. Capitol in Washington on January 6, 2021. Jose Luis Magana/AP

Uncivil wars? Political lies are far more dangerous than Twitter pile-ons

Waleed Aly and Scott Stephens’ claim that contempt is the source of contemporary political problems looks weak and obtuse in the face of what is actually happening in America now
A physician’s assistant prepares the monkeypox vaccine before inoculating a patient. AP

Monkeypox – the next global vaccine equity failure?

The hoarding of the COVID-19 vaccine by wealthy nations led to global calls for vaccine equity. Unless wealthy nations commit to change, the monkeypox vaccine rollout could meet a similar fate.
US president Joe Biden speaks with his ‘old friend’, CIA director William J Burns (left), during a national security team meeting in the White House. Adam Schultz/White House Photo/Alamy

The inside story of the CIA v Russia – from cold war conspiracy to ‘black’ propaganda in Ukraine

With a formidable Kremlinologist in charge and Donald Trump out of the presidential picture, has the CIA regained its influence amid the ‘new cold war’?

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