Then the leaders of the seven largest advanced economies gather in Taormina at the end of May, the anti-globalization movement will have a seat at the table for the first time since the informal get-together commenced 42 years ago. And their unlikely representative will be none other than Donald J. Trump, the president of the United States of America. Protectionism, anti-free trade, proeconomic nationalism and hostility towards NATO are just a few of the political values that are shared by the anti-globalisation movement and the new US president.

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