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SystemSystem Posts: 3,967
edited October 11 in General

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All around the developed world, political loyalties are breaking down.  Electorates in Britain and the USA have gambled on reckless options in Brexit and Trump.  The hard right is a formidable political force in traditionally prosperous countries such as Sweden and Austria (where they may enter coalition government after the imminent election), and anti-immigrant voters have found their voice in France and Germany.  Secessionists ride high in Scotland and Catalonia.  Centrists find themselves outflanked on the left too, with centre left parties recording historic lows in many countries.  Everywhere you can find people who are mad as hell and who aren’t going to take it any longer.

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  • rkrkrkrkrkrk Posts: 3,048
    Great piece.

    Other relevant economic indicators I suspect are GDP/capita still below 2007 peak and real wages have fallen quite consistently since 2008. The latter may be linked to anti-immigration sentiment?
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