Checks and Balance

The global view on democracy in America from The Economist. Every Friday Economist correspondents John Prideaux, Charlotte Howard and Jon Fasman explore one theme shaping American politics in a momentous election year. Joined by colleagues reporting from across the US and the rest of the world, they dig deep into history, culture, and, of course, economics. Together they provide a uniqueRead More


Checks and Balance: The art of losing

Aug 7, 2020
45 min
The Economist's election forecast shows Joe Biden heading for a landslide victory. But August is not November. President Trump has recently shifted focus back to the coronavirus in an attempt to rescue his reelection bid and Republicans have...
Aug 7, 2020 • 45 MIN