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Identity to dominate 2020 US election race?

President Donald Trump is hoping that the political debate taking place next year would focus on the issue of social-cultural identity and not on social-economic inequality.

There are no signs Midwest blue-collar voters are abandoning Mr Trump for a Democratic presidential candidate.

SINCE the 2008 financial crisis and the ensuing Great Recession, the political conventional wisdom among pollsters, pundits and academics has been that most Americans have become more sceptical of, if not hostile to, the free market dogma that has ruled Washington since the presidencies of...

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