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Basic Incomes in Finland and Scotland Are Reaction to Trump’s Politics
By Daily Bell Staff – January 22, 2017
We need an alternative to Trump’s nationalism. It isn’t the status quo. The answer to neoliberalism’s Waterloo cannot be the retreat to a barricaded nation-state and the pitting of ‘our’ people against ‘others’ fenced off by tall walls.
The Guardian has suggested that progressive internationalism should be the antidote to populism around the world. It says that one cannot fight Trump’s supposed populism without suggesting and promoting an alternative.
Progressive internationalism is actually just a fancy ways of saying that more people should receive more things from government. We have a sneaking suspicion this is one of the reasons, perhaps a main reason, that Trump was placed into office if indeed he was put there on purpose.
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