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Beyond the madness: Donald Trump and the resetting of America’s social contract

David Coates

Away from the White House chaos an ultra-conservative Republican Party is building an America for the rich and privileged The daily circus that is the visible face of contemporary American politics keeps our gaze firmly fixed on the character of the ring-master: but it does so to our long-term cost. Why? Because all the bluster and circus-nonsense associated with this … Continue reading

19 January 2018 by
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Getting ready for Donald Trump

David Coates

It is time to begin worrying about his misguided, superficial and bombastic approach to US problems and politics There is a growing realisation, not to mention a creeping fear, in the upper echelons of the American political establishment that Donald Trump might actually win the Republican Party nomination for President in 2016.  There is less fear that, if he does … Continue reading

9 September 2015 by
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