Thursday February 20, 2020

For many, wealth simply evaporates in the heat of the new world order, and Trump capitalised

Long before Trump, tens of millions of people saw themselves as casualities of economic globalisation

13th November, 2016
Staffers and supporters react as former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton concedes the presidential election at the New Yorker Hotel on November 9, 2016 in New York City. Pic: Getty

When the dust settles over the election of Donald Trump and the furore dies down somewhat, those, like me, who spoke and wrote against his candidacy will have to examine the factors that lie behind his success. There is no single explanation. I wrote here about a few of the risks, including the danger of complacency, the unreliability of polls, and the capacity of one slip by Hillary to deliver the election to Trump.


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