Tuesday December 10, 2019

Donald Trump: Globalisation’s first national disaster

The effects of globalisation in the US and mass migration in the EU have led to popular dissatisfaction with the political elites, and thus to the rise of Donald Trump

20th November, 2016
Nigel Farage and Donald Trump Picture: Getty

It has been edging up slowly on our horizons like that huge super moon we’ve had over the past week, the realisation that globalisation may be as much an enemy as a friend. It has unleashed a whole series of interrelated events which, when put together, are beginning to pose huge questions about our political future. We are experiencing a political chain-reaction across the West, and nobody is exactly sure what it means.

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