Rubber masks of US President-elect Donald Trump. Stagnation and inequality have created the political discontent that Trump and Bernie Sanders, the two insurgent populists, tapped in their presidential campaigns. Photo: AFP
Richard Wong
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The rise and fall of American economic growth

The arrivals of economic populists Trump and Sanders on the US political scene lies in stagnant economic growth after 1970 and rising income and wealth inequality after 1980

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Rubber masks of US President-elect Donald Trump. Stagnation and inequality have created the political discontent that Trump and Bernie Sanders, the two insurgent populists, tapped in their presidential campaigns. Photo: AFP
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