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In 2017 the ‘centre’ must realise politics is not a technical exercise

Terry Hathaway

Post truth, fake news and Russian hacking are all helping liberals ignore that their politics is political (and disagreeable), but depoliticised liberalism cannot hold against xenophobic nationalism 2016 was a momentous year for politics, with two stand out events – the referendum result on the UK’s membership of the EU and the election of Donald Trump as US President – … Continue reading

30 January 2017 by
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The end of globalisation?

Jeremy Green

Proclamations of the ‘death’ of globalisation are premature Globalisation is in critical condition. It may even be ‘dead’. This is the emerging consensus among many commentators. Economically, the claim is based on the observed decline in global trade growth and cross-border investment flows since the financial crisis. Politically, the argument is grounded in the plethora of stalled trade deals, from … Continue reading

13 December 2016 by
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