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Opinion: Six myths about the U.S. economy that are just plain wrong

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Your view on the economy affects most of your decisions in life, from how you invest and how you vote, to how much you spend in restaurants. So it’s too ...

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Can the 2016 election be rigged? You bet

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Donald Trump has said publicly that he fears the next election will be rigged. Based both on technical capability and recent history, Trump’s concerns are not unfounded. A recent study ...

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The past, present and future of Trumpism

past, present, future, Trumpism

In his excellent analysis of the roots of Trumpism in the American intellectual right, Timothy Shenk (The long read, 16 August) says that for a long time the only major ...

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Donald Trump’s solution to his predictions of a ‘rigged’ election? Hand-picked observers

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In television interviews and on the stump, Donald Trump has begun warning of a “rigged” November election that would benefit Hillary Clinton. The Republican nominee’s newfound solution? Election observers. Trump ...

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US election 2016: Six reasons it will make history

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It took a while, but now we finally know which two candidates will fight it out in the race for the White House. Donald Trump will be the Republican candidate, ...

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Whisky Galore! review – twee, comfy-cardigan film-making | Film

[ad_1] The Edinburgh film festival kicked off with Tommy’s Honour, a gently old-fashioned yarn about a 19th-century Scottish golf champion that may have induced mild stirrings of patriotism. Now the ...

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The Salesman review: Asghar Farhadi offers layers of Willy Loman | Film

[ad_1] The appearance in Cannes of Asghar Farhadi’s interesting if contrived drama Forushande, or The Salesman, is a moment to ponder if a new genre of world cinema is being ...

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Personal Shopper review: Kristen Stewart’s psychic spooker is a must-have | Film

[ad_1] Is Kristen Stewart the fifth ghostbuster? Questions like that are liable to pop into your mind watching this captivating, bizarre, tense, fervently preposterous and almost unclassifiable scary movie from ...

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The Lure: mermaid musical a splashy distraction until lack of story seems fishy | Film

[ad_1] Agnieszka Smoczynska’s tale of sibling mermaids could possibly be the strangest film in this year’s world cinema competition. Marta Mazurek and Michalina Olszanska star as two sirens, Golden (Olszanska) ...

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Julian Rosefeldt’s Manifesto review – 13 Cate Blanchetts in search of a meaning | Film

[ad_1] There’s a clinking of champagne glasses, and Cate Blanchett moves to address an affluent crowd. Reading from cue cards in her hand, she praises the great art vortex and ...

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