The Debate

'Build a Wall' Politics: Trump and the blowback against globalization (part 2)

A French radio correspondent described it as Dr Jekyll and Mr Trump: playing nice in Mexico City during a private meeting with President Enrique Pena Nieto before flying north to Arizona where he confirmed his wall-building intentions in a major speech on immigration. Yet his protectionist border policies are resonating outside the US. Is Trump’s campaign a one-off, or rather the new face of those who reject open migration and globalization?

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Produced by Charles WENTE, François WIBAUX and Van MEGUERDITCHIAN.

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