US election a ‘classic inflection point’ – Rory Stewart

Risk Live: Podcaster and former politician talks geopolitical risk and UK politics in keynote speech

Voters have migrated to the political extremes as a result of falling belief in democracy and in liberal economics – and the trend now faces a “classic inflection point” in the coming US presidential election, according to Rory Stewart, a former diplomat and UK politician, who delivered the keynote address at the Risk Live Europe event in London on June 18.

Stewart’s tilt at the UK’s Conservative party leadership was scuppered by a rightward shift in the party’s membership, which ultimately

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