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welfare camps?increasing land grabssexual harassmentdisappearances and arbitrary violence in the formerly war-torn areas of the North and East And the situation doesnt show signs of improving anytime soon For the Tamilsthe resurgence of Tamil nationalism is not simply a continuation of LTTE-era politics It is their means of survivalthe expression of their political will And to win their supportthe TNA must respond to that collective sense of bereavement and injustice It is this fact that is lost in the rush to label the TNA and Tamil politicians extremist The TNA isafter alla minority political party that has to cater to the sentiments and demands of its voter base The revival of Tamil nationalism wasnt started by them It is something they are being forced to contend with Taking place for the first time since 1988these elections in the Northern Province are momentous But a lot has happened in the last 25 years The LTTE has been defeated and the North-East merger has been broken Militarisation has a whole new definition in Sri Lanka now The post-war province that the TNA is likely to inherit in these elections will be worlds apart from the province that went to polls in 1988 The writer is with the Regional Centre for Strategic StudiesColombo [email protected]pressindiacom For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Surjit S Bhalla | Published: August 6 2016 12:23 am Illustration by C R Sasikumar Top News Many an expert has got the rise of Donald Trump and his nomination all wrong It would be foolhardy to make an election forecast but election junkies like me cannot resist the temptation Especially when most experts are wary of stating what according to the data seems obvious Hillary Clinton is headed for a landslide win against Trump But don’t take my word for it — just look at the historical data — if you come up with a different conclusion let me know But first some background on this election to provide some perspective on the debate and the angst The world had its 2016 Black Swan event with Brexit; and we are all naturally apprehensive about the US turning the Brexit way Make no mistake — a yes for Brexit is a vote for Trump except the British have a stiff upper lip and all that and are so politically correct in public Brexit was anti-immigration racist and anti-globalisation Is Donald Trump’s message and/or appeal any different For that matter note that both Bernie Sanders and Trump have near identical economic views I want to emphasise economic because obviously the two cannot be compared on social and/or political views But the fact that the very eminently respectable and very likeable Sanders keeps emphasising that the American worker has lost out (which she has) the question to be asked is — lost out to whom Very possibly the correct answer is lost out to the much poorer workers in the developing world As an American nationalist I am sure Sanders is not supportive of poor workers in the developing world becoming better off at the expense of the poor American worker but as a social liberal which Sanders proudly sees himself as surely he should not be lamenting this positive development The American worker Mr Sanders was losing out long before the banking crisis of 2007; actually according to you the American worker has lost out to free-trade for the last 30 years So what has that got to do with Wall Street And on economic views how are you different from Trump or the Brexit voter To Hillary Clinton’s huge credit she hasn’t yet sold out to rank populism So much for background The question remains what happens in 2016 In the US there are many polls in a single day and polls which shall continue till election-day (In India there are at best three or four polling organisations with at best two or three polls each before election-day) So if anything for the US the problem is too much information rather than too little And there is a surfeit of analysis as well — analysis by race (how will the Hispanics vote differently this time) by education (voting pattern of high school graduates versus others); by region (how will Pennsylvania Ohio and Florida vote); by age (the Millennials versus the senior citizens); and the male youth versus the rest Note that we have not mentioned analysis by sex For the simple reason that it is the simplest analysis to make with very few confounding factors In all US presidential races between 1952 and 2004 a consistently right bet was to bet on the men — that is whichever way the men voted that candidate won But since 2008 the men are losing their Midas touch In 2008 the men’s vote for Obama and McCain was tied at 50-50 and in 2012 the men were just wrong They backed Romney with a seven-point margin 52 to 45 per cent (Roper exit poll) and yet Obama won by a four-point margin 51-47 Women got the 1960 1968 and 1976 elections wrong by the narrowest of margins (49 per cent for the winning candidate) and the two Bush victories in 2000 and 2004 wrong by a larger margin (on average 53 per cent of women voted for the losing Democratic candidate) But for many reasons and the 2008 and 2012 errors of men are testimony the tide has turned in favour of the choice of the woman voter Look no further than this and Hillary Clinton is a clear winner Refine the stats a bit and Clinton wins by a healthy landslide There are at least three major reasons why we should hear what the women are saying First is that women live longer — that is the voting age population is not split 50:50 but more like 51:49 Second the voter turnout among women is higher than men The third factor is that since 1992 on average women have voted for a Democrat 55:45 Their lowest vote share for a Democrat post 1992 was for Kerry in 2004 (52 per cent) So coming into the 2016 election here are some bare facts Out of the approximately 250 million population of voting age 127 million will be female According to studies undertaken at the Center for American Women and Politics women have consistently out-voted the men since 1980 and in 2012 there was a 39 percentage point turnout gap (women turnout of 637 per cent to 598 per cent for men) This translates into 81 million women voters and 74 million men voters In 2012 the women voted for Obama 55 to 45 per cent and men voted for Romney 52 to 48 per cent (only Republican and Democrat votes are considered in the analysis) This net 6 per cent net advantage of the woman’s vote (10 per cent minus 4 per cent) translates into a 34 percentage point gap in the popular vote that is 517:483 Rounding up and before one can say “Where in the World is Trump” Clinton is likely to win 52:48 per cent The above simple “facts” or trends can be used to make a forecast of what might happen on November 8 And sparing you the computations the centre of gravity of the forecast is around 55 per cent for Clinton and 45 per cent for Trump This is obtained with women voting for Clinton:Trump 60:40 and men evenly split The most “likely” favourable outcome for Trump is if men vote for him 54 to 46 per cent With 60 per cent of women favouring Clinton (just 5 percentage points above the long run average since 1992) this still leaves Trump losing by nearly 7 percentage points — 533 per cent Clinton to Trump 467 per cent [Note that Obama’s average vote share in 2008 and 2012 was 53 per cent with an average vote gap of 57 percentage points between him and his Republican opponents] In a simple excel sheet you can derive your own forecast based on the basic facts given above (81 million voting women and 74 million voting males) You make your judgment calls — is it really likely that men will be wrong three elections in a row Will women really not turn out more for Clinton than they did for Obama There are no moral or sexist judgments here — just plain reality checks This is the age of women and the century of women around the world developed and developing By everyman accounts Clinton is the most qualified and in my opinion the best person to be US president (or leader of any democratic country) The odds are so much in her favour that Trump might eventually withdraw from the race However all things considered barring a Black Swan event it is Hillary Clinton by a landslide Surjit S Bhalla is contributing editor Indian Express and senior India analyst The Observatory Group a New York-based macro policy advisory group For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Published: July 22 2017 2:48 pm PSG are increasingly confident on roping in Alexis Sanchez and Neymar (Source: Reuters) Related News Paris Saint Germain are confident of signing two star players this season – Neymar from Barcelona and Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal If both the deals are succesful it will become one of the biggest double-signings in the history of club football According to a report by Le Parisien France’s leading newspaper Neymar has told his teammates of his intention to sign at PSG while some Barcelona players even think that the deal is already acquired According to our information the player has communicated his intentions to some of his teammates PSG Chairman Nasser al Khelaifi is reportedly working on a potential world-record 199m deal for the Brazilian A deal to lure Alexis Sanchez to the club is also being worked on with an expected initial offering of 403m Although both club managers Ernesto Valverde and Arsene Wenger have denied that their players are leaving the respective clubs the forwards have themselves expressed their desire for a possible move Sanchez said in an interview that he has always dreamed of playing and winning the Champions League for which Arsenal failed to book a spot this year as they finished the Premier League season at number five with a point difference to Liverpool Neymar who had come close to signing a deal with the French club last year as well will become the most expensive signing of all time if the deal goes through He fuelled rumours on Friday after posting an Instagram picture with a ‘thinking’ emoji as he lay stretched on the pitch Valverde however said “Neymar is with us and we absolutely want him to stay here The rest is just rumours” For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by Krishna Vamsi | Hyderabad | Published: January 22 2017 2:17 pm Chiranjeevi and Ram Charan Teja Top News The Mega duo of Chiranjeevi and Ram Charan Teja is back with some more action The news just got confirmed that Charan will be producing Chiranjeevi’s next his 151st film too An industry insider revealed that the project will be bankrolled rolled by Konidela Productions under Dhruva fame Surender Reddy’s direction The film will hit the floors in March this year More from the world of Entertainment: Khaidi No 150 happens to be Charan’s first production venture The actor-cum-producer also hinted that it is his “life’s goal” to act in a Chiranjeevi film While Ram Charan has a 30-second cameo in Khaidi No 150 it is likely that he would be taking a major role in his next project with his father In fact Chiranjeevi has also made guest appearances in Charan’s hits movies Magadheera and Bruce Lee – The Fighter Surender Reddy is expected to be a good bet as the director already gave Ram Charan the hit film Dhruva last year Earlier Megastar had already said that he will be taking up two projects by the end of this year “A couple of stories are already there The script of a film on Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy is in stand-by and more discussions are underway with Paruchuri brothers There is another story Dhruva director Surender Reddy wanted me to work with However my 152nd film is planned with Boyapati Srinu” Chiranjeevi had said addressing the media at his residence in Hyderabad earlier this month While Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy is said to be about the first freedom fighters in India the script of the project is not yet known The actor didn’t reveal details like the cast and dates of the projects Meanwhile Chiru-Charan’s Khaidi No 150 turned out to be a box office smasher The film has already grossed over Rs 110 crore just from its first week of release For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsWritten by Shalini Narayan | New Delhi | Published: January 5 2014 3:45 am Related News The Delhi Police Commissioner has written to civic agencies instructing them to lower the height of streetlights so as to minimise incidents of crimes against women in vulnerable areas Places with improper lighting are vulnerable spots We have written to civic agencies requesting them to lower the streetlights so that the roads are properly lit? download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Geeta Gupta | New Delhi | Published: May 22.

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