Donald Trump’s election as the 45th US president illustrates the global ascendance of the political right. Comparisons with Indian prime minister Narendra Modi whose rise predates Trump’s by two years, are inevitable. The two leaders share an evident admiration for each other. Both are hugely popular among their respective constituencies—Hindu nationalists for Modi and white…

via The rise of Modi and Trump actually reflects the revolt of the elite, not the poor as claimed — Quartz

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