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America’s erasure of abortion rights will hurt the poorest most

The Supreme Court’s decision will outrage many

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June 24th 2022
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Abortion in America

The Supreme Court’s rejection of Roe will hurt the poorest most

Energetic efforts are needed to soften the blow


 The best books to explain America’s debate on abortion rights

What the abolition of America’s right to abortion could mean for other rights

Overturning abortion rights ignores freedoms awarded after slavery’s end, says Peggy Cooper Davis

Abortion would be best governed by legislatures, says O. Carter Snead

Roe’s last stand

The Supreme Court erases the constitutional right to abortion

The five-decade-old decision in Roe v Wade is overruled

Daily chart

The Supreme Court’s abortion ruling will outrage most Americans

The country mostly favours the right to terminate a pregnancy

Roe v Wade

Federalism worsens divisions over abortion in America, believes Jamal Greene

The law professor says it also thwarts the introduction of social policies that might calm the rancour


Boris Johnson faces a fresh crisis after two by-election defeats

The results from Tiverton and Honiton and from Wakefield cannot be dismissed as mid-term blues

The devil to pay

After a golden decade, fintech faces its first true test

Rising interest rates and a slowing economy will shock the business model

Back Story

Pet Shop Boys achieved a kind of alchemy that only music can

Their hits have endured because they transmute sadness into joy

Catapulting forward

What to make of China’s new aircraft-carrier

A big and expensive demonstration of its ambitions

The Putin effect

Italy is the latest victim of Ukraine-related divisions

Public opinion does not support robust action

The long game

In praise of slow sport

Enthralling contests do not have to be quickfire entertainment

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