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Castro’s Cuba: lessons on financial waste

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Economic inefficiency is the accepted result of staying in power until you turn 90.

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German journalists on Trumpocalypse

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How did the German press immediately react to Trump’s win?

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Anti-Trump protests reach Leipzig

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Placard at anti-Trump protest in Leipzig.

Their placards bore messages such as the famous “Dump Trump” and “Not My President,” and also “Please grab climate change by the pussy!!!,” “NO Trump Petry Le Pen Wilders” and “Make the Earth great again.”

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The perfect storm of direct democracy

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Whilst respect is what people yearn for, ongoing exclusion is going to lead to a rejection of liberal democratic values through sheer frustration.

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President-elect: make America hate again?

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President-elect Donald Trump in 2011. Photo: Gage Skidmore, flickr

Welcome to the dark side of democracy. But how dark?

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Pennsylvania and the American presidential election

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Taking a closer look at the state of Pennsylvania reveals a lot about the political geography of the United States.

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