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Global Newsstand: Political elites don’t understand that populist victories are still democratic, and more

The National / Abu Dhabi, United Arab EmiratesPolitical elites don’t understand that populist victories are still democratic

“There has been an increasing vogue over the past couple of years to bemoan the unhealthy state of democracy around the world...,” writes Sholto Byrnes. “Any democracy that is not inherently majoritarian has turned into an unrepresentative oligarchy – for the people must always have

The New Zealand Herald / Auckland, New ZealandUncertainty awaits in 2019The EastAfrican / Nairobi, KenyaE-finance potential should not be overlooked in East AfricaThe Jordan Times / Amman, JordanTurkey may loom large in Syria after US troop withdrawalThe Asahi Shimbun / TokyoJapan’s return to whaling could present diplomatic problems

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