News You Might Have Missed - The US Election

Yep, it happened. 

Commentators respond to the triumph of the Donald.

To the left, to the left

How did social extremism Trump economic neoliberalism?

Read more on The Guardian.

White flight

According to socioeconomic theories, scarcity triggers tribalism. The economic difficulties and racial conflicts that afflict the US were linked in the minds of many (white) Trump supporters, and these concerns rallied them behind a candidate who promised a return to better times.  

Read more on The Atlantic. 

Political plutoniam

Pundits have struggled to place Trump on the traditional political spectrum. Perhaps he needs a category of his own.  

Read more on The Guardian.

Onwards and upwards

In the wake of a conservative victory, a roadmap for liberals in the US. 

Read more on The Intercept.