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The age of the populists might be burning out

The leading populist figures - Netanyahu, Johnson and Trump - are up against roadblocks. Global politics might be moving back to where it traditionally is - the Centre.

After Mr Trump won the US presidency in 2016, pundits bet on an electoral realignment that would reverse the progress made on civil rights and racial integration .


INTELLECTUALS are always in search for grand theories like The End of History or The Clash of Civilizations, and journalists are on a journey to uncover trends - like whether the fortunes of a particular leader or political party is waxing or waning - all for the purpose of...

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