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Is realism trumping populism? Brexit progression proves so

Populist economic policy appears to be in retreat everywhere, with no clear alternative.

With all of the tangible promises of Brexit receding like a desert mirage, both parliamentary and public opinion are shifting.

WITH economic conditions returning more or less to normal around the world after a decade of financial crises, nationalist populism is now seen as the biggest threat to global recovery. That was certainly true of the finance ministers who gathered in Washington, DC, last month for the IMF's...

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