UK vote sends chills down US spines

Fasten your seatbelts. The ride's going to get even bumpier.  A word that few on this side of the pond had heard six months ago may portend greater troubles in the United States. Brexit, shorthand for the United Kingdom's vote to exit the European Union, drives home the anti-globalization rise of nationalism, a nativistic fear of …

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Falchuk tries non-Trump solution to disenchantment with parties

No news here: People are increasingly fed up with Washington, with the political parties and with politicians.  Three quarters of the American people disapprove of Congress, and the favorability rating of that august body ranges from 14 percent to 17 percent depending on the poll. Another measure of the public mood, fifty-two percent of Republican primary …

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