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Infrastructure shall go up with the Sound of a Trump

US president-elect may have hit upon a winner in opting to launch a major spending plan

Nothing of the scale of the Golden Gate Bridge (above), the Hoover Dam or the Lincoln Tunnel has been contructed for some three quarters of a century in the US.


DICTATORSHIPS are good for infrastructure, it seems, whereas democracies are bad. Whether this is because autocrats feel happy making grand gestures with other people's money while democrats feel they have to account for every penny spent is a moot point. But the fact is undeniable...

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