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North Korea tests a missile while Trump dines

North Korea launched its first missile test of 2017, lobbing one about 500 kilometres into the Sea of Japan. The action occurred as U.S. President Donald Trump was hosting Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Largo, Trump’s winter retreat.

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Declinism and what the Trumpsters are reading

From the Doug Saunders column: “If there is one big intellectual idea that motivates people to vote for far-right movements, it is declinism: the notion that your country‚Äôs best days are in the past and that its economy and culture are being defeated.”

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