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On November 3, 2020, US citizens are due to elect their new president. The country is currently facing racial and social tensions, environmental issues, as well as the coronavirus pandemic, which has already killed more than 200,000 Americans. This election is crucial in determining the country’s future and shaping the country’s trajectory for the next four years.
Contents of this first issue:
– Picture of the week : these are the 200,000 American flags planted in Washington, each flag representing 10 victims of the coronavirus.
– The controversy of the week : In the middle of an election campaign, should President Trump appoint a new Supreme Court judge after the death of progressive judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg? The latter had expressed her wish not to be replaced before the election, until a new president was sworn in.
– Analysis of the week : These days Donald Trump and his campaign team have focused on Pennsylvania with two major meetings in just four days. Pennsylvania, perhaps more than other key states, could determine the outcome of the poll.
– And now ? It is in Cleveland, Ohio, that Donald Trump and Joe Biden will face each other in the first presidential debate on September 29. A 90-minute face-to-face meeting, during which the candidates will face each other on the record of the outgoing president, his management of the coronavirus pandemic, the integrity of the ballot, the economy, as well as on racial tensions and violence urban.