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A dramatic comeback for Europe

The recent outcome of the Dutch vote indicates a swing back to the centre in continental Europe.

If voters in France and Germany reject populist politics like what Dutch voters have done, Europe will enjoy a better, more sustainable, and socially inclusive economic recovery. If this happens, the rest of the world may again start to see the EU as a source of inspiration and a model


THE Dutch are famous for building dykes that hold back the tides and storms sweeping across the Atlantic. Have the Dutch done it again, holding back the wave of populist politics that seemed to be threatening Europe after last year's Brexit referendum and Donald Trump's victory in...

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