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Trump and Brexit: Why it’s again NOT the economy, stupid

Eric Kaufmann

For months, commentators have flocked to diagnose the ills that have supposedly propelled Trump’s support, from the Republican primaries until now. As in Britain, many have settled on a ‘left behind’ narrative – that it is the poor white working-class losers from globalization that have put Trump over the top. Only a few clairvoyants – Michael Lind, Jonathan Haidt –…

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Wasted potential

Carole Easton

Young Women’s Trust’s new report, No country for young women, clearly shows that young people and particularly young women are struggling with major financial, work and housing problems. It contains shocking statistics which demonstrate that debt and job insecurity are taking their toll on the wellbeing of millions of young women. Their optimism is being eroded…