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Democracy's left-behinds challenging the system

Western capitalist democracy is moving towards fear-driven politics, in face of faltering economies and an ineffective political class that's out of touch.

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In Britain, more than two-thirds of the elected Members of Parliament chose to stay in the EU, whereas 52 per cent of voters wanted to exit the union.

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OVER the past quarter century, Western democratic capitalism has flourished, been tested and is found wanting in a hyper-connected world. Global credibility is already shredded from the Iraq invasion, the Arab Spring and numerous exported democratic blueprints that haven't worked