Robots may have swung the 2016 presidential election in America

Finance and economicsNov 28th 2019 edition

https://www.economist.com/finance-and-economics/2019/11/28/does-the-economy-affect-elections-any-more?cid1=cust/dailypicks1/n/bl/n/2019122n/owned/n/n/dailypicks1/n/n/ap/353090/n

But politics has changed. Today’s most heated debates concern issues of identity and culture—openness to immigrants or free trade; attitudes to abortion or transgender bathrooms. Has the economy stopped mattering to voters?