Pat Rabbitte: The re-energising of the left/right divide
Smaller government, lower taxes and free markets are leaving millions of people insecure and substantial numbers in poverty
This democracy business can be messy and unpredictable. Less than a year ago, the decision of the people of Britain to leave the European Union was a political earthquake. It was followed by a truly remarkable outcome of the US presidential election that almost nobody forecast and that many greeted with disbelief and apprehension.
It seemed that the forces of populism – and worse – masquerading as anti-establishment zealotry would sweep all before them. These...
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