Pat Rabbitte: The re-energising of the left/right divide

Pat Rabbitte: The re-energising of the left/right divide
Theresa May’s gambit to convert Brexit support into a Conservative mandate backfired spectacularly Picture: Getty

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.

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