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Pensioners and populism: will it wane or gain momentum?

Most populist voters are neither poor nor unemployed; they are not victims of globalisation, immigration, and free trade.

If the US election on Nov 8 confirms Mr Trump's failure to bind social conservatives and economic liberals into a winning coalition, similar disintegration is likely among European populists, too.

New York

IF Donald Trump loses the US election, will the tide of populism that threatened to overwhelm the world after the Brexit vote in June begin to wane? Or will the revolt against globalisation and immigration simply take another form?

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