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Is western liberalism obsolete? Show more Show less

Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview with the Financial Times that western liberalism is obsolete. Its obituary is being written by everyone from former Trump adviser Steve Bannon to Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban and journalists like Edward Luce and James Traub. Authoritarian China is ascendant. Free trade, the rule of law, freedom of movement and toleration are in trouble around the world. So has the cluster of ideas known as western liberalism had its day?

Liberalism has outlived its purpose Show more Show less

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The elites are to blame for the end of liberalism

Global elites have failed to share the economic value-creation with their respective societies, suggesting that liberalism serves a limited group of individuals.
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