Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton face off in St. Louis, Missouri, on October 9. The US presidential debates have revealed the full extent of a world in existential crisis, where people don’t know who or what to trust. Photo: AP

In a world racked by radical change, we need a new philosophy of common identity

Andrew Sheng says globalisation is receding amid toxic politics, rising mistrust and conflict, and a new narrative is the only way to restore a sense of balance and counter the insecurity

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Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton face off in St. Louis, Missouri, on October 9. The US presidential debates have revealed the full extent of a world in existential crisis, where people don’t know who or what to trust. Photo: AP
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