Politics of moderation and stability could be final casualty of global financial crisis
Published 18/08/2015 | 02:30
These are strange times in politics across the world. In the UK, the Labour party is poised to go back to the 1940s and elect a hard-left leader with some pretty outlandish views, particularly when it comes to foreign affairs.
Then on the other end of the spectrum, the ever obnoxious arch right-winger Donald Trump continues to dominate the Republican primary race.
And, in European countries with a reputation for tolerance and moderation, the hard right is starting to gain ground.