By Martin Quick
With the Soviet Union’s collapse in 1991 and the prevailment of the Pax Americana, Francis Fukuyama hailed the end of the ideological conflict and the victory of liberal democracy. History, he said, had ultimately come to a stop, and the Western model would impose itself as the “final form of human government”.
Clinton has seen her numbers go up after a strong debate performance, and leads in most swing states: she is ahead in Florida (46 v 43), North Carolina (45 v 42), Nevada (44 v 42) and other competitive states such as Virginia and Colorado. Overall, she is 119 Electoral College votes ahead of Donald Trump.