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The US midterms were a victory for white nationalism

Progressive successes only prove there is no political centre

By Diane Roberts  

Photo: Hu Yousong/Xinhua News Agency/PA Images

The inescapable truth revealed by the US midterm elections is that many in America share Donald Trump’s toxic white nationalism. In Georgia, the governor’s race hangs in the balance. Stacey Abrams, the Democratic candidate, has refused to concede, though she is around 70,000 votes behind Brian Kemp, the Republican. If neither wins over 50 per cent of the electorate, there will be a run-off. One problem is that the Georgia secretary of state, who oversees elections, has disallowed tens of thousands of voter…

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