How America could fail its democracy test

High risk that Donald Trump and Joe Biden could dispute November’s presidential result
America’s political discourse has grown ever more toxic since 2000 © Getty Images

Donald Trump has won the electoral college by a clear margin. Yet America is in ferment. Cities around the world are holding candlelit vigils for US democracy and smaller Democratic states have joined California to threaten “Calexit”. Unions plan a general strike to pressure chief executives to back America’s majority.