Donald Trump may still win the U.S. Presidential Election

I know, I know, I know… most of the media is telling you otherwise. They claim that the U.S. campaign is over. The only thing that they, the journalists, need to do is plan their dresses and tuxedos for the Clinton inauguration ball. Everything else is a formality. The evidence they are using is poll data that indicates Clinton has an overall lead in the popular vote, the Electoral College votes are slanted towards her and that in a number...

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Broken Kingdom: why people voted Leave

It is a divided city in a divided country, separated by a chasm of anger. Billingsgate, India Docks and Limehouse are iconic names of London’s East End. These are some of the areas where German bombs fell in the Blitz of the Second World War and the community – the famous “East Enders” - were known for their unbreakable spirit. Now, most of the houses have gone from these neighbourhoods. Much of the area is taken up with bank headquarters,...

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The 18,000 Reasons Why the UK Voted for Brexit

London:  This was not a referendum about 1973 – the year when Britain entered the European Union (EU).  Nor was it a referendum about 1991 – the year when all the European Union countries agreed under the Maastricht Treaty, essentially, to expand a free trade agreement into a political and parliamentary union. No, last night’s referendum was about 2004 - the year when the EU was expanded to include many of the ‘have not’ countries of Eastern Europe that had...

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