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Economic insecurity breeds support for the right

November 2019
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Tags: economic index numbers; insecurity; political participation; conservatism; right-leaning political parties; trump; brexit

Economic insecurity breeds support for the right Economic insecurity is attracting growing attention in social, academic, and policy circles. It has arguably risen for a number of reasons in recent years: the Great Recession (with its associated job instability), automation and the fear of job loss, the Chinese import shock, and ageing populations and migration, amongst others. As well as its obvious implications for family finances and […]