Excellent... An important and insightful account of the current rise of populism amid the collapse of trust in both conventional politics and politicians.
Jon Snow – Newsreader, Channel Four News
Steve Richards is quite simply one of the best in the business.
Easily one of our best commentators.
Steve Richards is a fine columnist and thoughtful political commentator. This book gets to the heart of why conventional politicians and parties are struggling and failing to adapt to the challenge of the outsiders, opening the door to Trump, the Brexiteers and European movements of far left and right.
Vince Cable – former Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills
Incisive and urgent... This needs to be read by anyone trying to understand the nature of the current political system in Western democracies.
Alasdair Blair – Jean Monnet Professor of International Relations, De Montfort University, Leicester