GE2017: Trust Issues

  Over the past year there has been more than enough political chaos to call public trust in the system into question. We’ve seen a Prime Minister who repeatedly ruled out a snap General Election insist that an early General Election is now urgently necessary to ‘remove the risk of uncertainty and instability’; pollsters’ inability …

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US Elections round-up: Trump defies the odds

  Donald Trump wins presidential election Republican candidate Donald Trump shattered pollsters expectations to win the US Presidency with 276 electoral votes (at writing), having clinched the key battleground states of Florida, Pennsylvania and Ohio in the early hours of Wednesday morning. Trump’s fairly early victory in Florida meant the election was on a knife-edge …

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It’s beginning to feel a lot like Brexit…

  […everywhere you go.] “It can’t really happen can it?” “No, the American people will make the right choice.” “Actually electing Trump would be crazy.” Sounds pretty familiar, doesn’t it? How many times did we all have a very similar conversation, replacing ‘American’ with ‘British’ and ‘electing Trump’ with ‘voting Leave’? The debate around the …

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