Biden may be president but Republican-controlled states are busy introducing reams of legislation that is anything but progressive

In his inaugural address in January, Joe Biden promised to use his presidency to “restore the soul of America”. He would unite the nation, defuse “anger, resentment and hatred”, and lead Americans back to a world where they treated “each other with dignity and respect”.

Six months later, Biden is still preaching the unity gospel, and regularly assures his fellow Americans that “there’s not a single thing we aren’t able to do when we do it together”.

Walking around as a Black person, the feeling is that this can easily escalate

Either you believe, or pretend to believe, that Trump won the election, or you will be destroyed

Partisanship has become a social identity, meaning that our sense of ourselves is linked to our party

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https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/joebiden

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