Art Hobson: The populist revolution

Accountability, lack of frankness among movement’s causes

Posted: August 16, 2016 at 1 a.m.

Bernie Sanders, Brexit and Donald Trump surprised us all by rising from "unthinkable" to "game-changer" within the past year. Suddenly, a socialist became a plausible presidential nominee, Britain withdrew from Europe and a lineup of establishment Republicans was beaten by a political outsider. An anti-establishment populist revolution appears to be sweeping the U.S. and Britain. What's going on?

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