Notes from the US

Freedom’s long-running US correspondent Louis Further does his monthly roundup of some of the lesser-known stories that have emerged over the last few weeks. Election Almost a fortnight after the election for the presidency and legislature two things are definite: 1 – arithmetically and legally Joe Biden (no ‘saint’, but surely an improvement on Donald

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A shambling monstrosity crawls down Black Lives Matter Plaza. It has reached Lafayette Square and in front of it is the gleaming facade of the White House, that imperial fortress of tombstones, teeth and phallus. Crackle-boned and sallow, it slumps and oozes onwards, leaving a trail of opaque grey slime in its wake. Ashen mouthed,

Notes from the US

Freedom’s long-running US correspondent Louis Further does his monthly roundup of some of the lesser-known stories that have emerged over the last few weeks. Freedom’s Notes from the US (which has been published without interruption since 2005) doesn’t normally concern itself with ‘moods’ or ‘atmospheres’. And while it is impossible to gauge the extent of