Australia Dodges Populist Lurch as Brexit, Trump Hit Markets

  • Australia has avoided upheaval that’s plagued U.S. and Europe
  • Prime Minister Turnbull on target to win July 2 election

Former fish and chip shop owner Pauline Hanson was elected to Australia’s parliament in 1996 amid a populist, anti-immigration mood, famously warning the nation risked being “swamped by Asians.”

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