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The last Trump?

US President Donald Trump may have less than a fortnight left in office, but he’s not done yet — he may well be remembered for destroying the Republican party

Words matter and have consequences

What started as hate speech ended in violence at the Capitol

Democracy at risk

Attempts to discredit election outcomes can be dangerous and the United States would do well to heed the warnings from history

Carlos on Oozymandias’ goodbye grift

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

Bye-bye, Don. But is this the end of Trumpism?

If it hadn’t been for Covid-19, Donald Trump might have won the presidential election. Almost 48% of voting Americans believe in his brand of democracy, equality and justice.

Khaya Sithole: The decline and fall of the South African auditing profession

Its reputation is not being helped at all by the crisis at its independent regulatory body

A Biden win isn’t necessarily a win for the rest of us

Much like there was an overwhelming euphoria that gripped many Zimbabweans when they finally said asante sana to Robert Mugabe, Trump’s removal won’t change the colour of America’s fabric too drastically

Carlos on a breath of stale air

Trump may well end up losing to Biden, but Trumpism remains a viable political force.

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

Review: Cohen’s fire lacks fuel in ‘Borat’ sequel

The film interrogates patriarchy, but the baseness of the US means there’s nothing left to send up

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

Capitalism rotten to the cor(p)

Pushback from strong social movements have recovered democracy for the people of Bolivia and Chile

Why would anyone vote for Trump?

COMMENT: For this gay, white soldier there simply isn’t a good enough challenger to knock him off his perch

The African Union’s (un)official statement on the US elections

The United States has never been shy to pass judgment on African elections. What does it look like when Africa passes judgment on America’s chaotic vote?

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

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