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RIP GOP as Trumpism routs Reaganism

Republicans are no longer the party of free markets and free trade. Instead, they are embracing economic nationalism and Corporatism

President Trump says he is pro-business - American business - through tax cuts and less regulation. In turn, the businesses would commit to growing operations and creating jobs in America along the lines of the French system known as "Corporatism".


IT SOUNDS like a cliché. But American politics has never been driven by ideological forces. The goal of the two major political parties - the Republicans and the Democrats, loose coalitions of interest groups vying for power - has to been to win elections; not to foster...

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