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Disputed U.S. elections – an old story

Although slavery was endemic in American society from the very first settlements in the 17th century the Civil War of 1861-65 promised a new beginning. The slave-owning Confederate states of the South surrendered to the Northern armies in 1865. Slavery had been abolished by the 13th Amendment to the constitution in 1863. The 15th Amendment … Continue reading

Trump election scuppers globalisation deals

Globalisers are in disarray and panic. Trump has thrown a spanner in the works of globalisation.European Union leaders said the hated US-EU trade deal TTIP was in limbo yesterday following Donald Trump’s election as US president. EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem said that they “don’t really know what will happen” but “there is strong reason … Continue reading

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