“‘We are in the midst of a fundamental debate about the future direction of our world,’ Biden said in the address just after taking part in his first meeting as president with fellow Group of Seven world leaders. That debate is ‘between those who argue that – given all of the challenges we face, from the fourth industrial revolution to a global pandemic – autocracy is the best way forward and those who understand that democracy is essential to meeting those challenges.'” In his first international address, Biden urges allies to show democracies can still deliver.

+ U.S. Officially Rejoins Paris Agreement On Climate Change.