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The paradox of politics in the information age

Despite the Corbyn and Trump surges the status quo may still win out

By Jay Elwes  

The audience use their phone to photograph Donald Trump at his Presidential rally in Laconia, New Hampshire ©Michael Vadon, 16th July 2015

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