Articles by: Geoffrey Robinson

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Donald Trump’s Conservatism, by Geoffrey Robinson

Trump’s success lies in the politics of the personal.

Informit: Donald Trump’s conservatism

The rise of Donald Trump has baffled observers on the Left in Australia and elsewhere. Is he a sign of a coming American fascism or a populist revolt against the neoliberal political class? In fact Trump's success reveals both the strengths and the weaknesses of conservatism as a political project. Unfortunately for the Left, these weakness are not ones of which it can easily take advantage.