Capitalism’s weak link

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Its tentacular bureaucracy, slowing GDP, social and cultural backwardness and the deadlock over policy reform all point to stagnation. 

After an earthquake, nothing stirs. Brexit and Donald Trump’s electoral victory were two events of 2016 that can definitely be called watershed moments, with a before and after (still very unclear as things stand) in terms of the political future of both the United Kingdom and the United States. Although it was also framed as a political crossroads, the same cannot be said of the constitutional referendum in Italy. 

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