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Twitter, Facebook freeze Trump’s accounts after Congress assault

Facebook also said it would search for and remove content which praised the storming of the Capitol or encouraged the violence

Insurrectionist mob storms US Capitol as Trump is accused of ‘coup’

Egged on in an extraordinary rally across town by an aggrieved Trump, a flag-waving mob broke down barricades outside the Capitol and swarmed inside, rampaging through offices and onto the usually solemn legislative floors

Democrats win first Georgia runoff, control of Senate in reach

Should Republicans lose the second race it would be a political debacle just as Trump is expected to suffer another bitter blow when Congress affirms Biden's Electoral College victory

Carlos on Oozymandias’ goodbye grift

"Look on my works ye Mighty, and gimme 50 bucks!"

Trump unlikely to settle for golf

A narrow victory will mean that the election results won’t be settled anytime soon

Diary of an elections spotter

Fear and loathing in Trump’s America, where every bit of news can be worse than no news at all

As concerns mount over integrity of US elections, so does support for international poll monitors

The pandemic will challenge international observation missions, but ensuring fair elections in an essential component of American democracy

The blackface election looms

Like blackface, the US election is a stupid inversion of the ‘usual’ trope of being the superpower that offers lessons on governance and rights to Africa

Joe Biden’s debate guests run the only Zimbabwean restaurant in America

A Zimbabwean restaurant feeding people in need formed an unlikely addition to Joe Biden’s election campaign

Cartoon: Carlos on turd immunity

Standing out from the herd isn't always a great idea

How the coronavirus pandemic could get Trump re-elected

US President Donald Trump is good at channelling voters’ anger. And anger about the effects of Covid-19 is a factor that could help him win another term

The narratives that define the coronavirus pandemic will influence its outcome

Combatting Covid-19 is as much about public relations as public health. Now is our chance to tell new stories and find new ways of working together

The Democrats have a cunning plan to get Trump re-elected

The bid to impeach the president failed, Iowa was a disaster and Adam Schiff is a PR nightmare

SPONSORED: Business in 2020: How the global economy is shaping up

Investors are keeping a close eye on what’s happening in the US, UK and China

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