Responding to the chaos

By Dr Jonathan Carr-West | 23 November 2016
  • Dr Jonathan Carr-West

If 2016 has taught us anything, it is that the unthinkable is rapidly becoming the new normal.

Donald Trump’s victory in the US presidential elections seems to consign to the dustbin of history most of what we thought we knew about politics. A candidate who had never held elected office, who committed gaffes that would have fatally damaged any conventional politician, who appeared to be behind in all of the polls, somehow found a route to victory.

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