Healing Broken Democracies: All You Need to Know About Populism

History proves overwhelmingly that excess dressed up as moderation will, given time, follow any dominant political camp. Mark Brolin describes – while uniquely drawing on key insights from David Goodhart, Matthew Goodwin, Jonathan Haidt, Eric Kaufmann, Daron Acemoglu and Luigi Zingales – why the most recent surge of populism in contemporary politics has evolved in an inevitable counterreaction to Centrist dominance and excess. However, unlike many others who talk about unbridgeable polarisation and dire prospects, Mark maintains that society is already turning a corner.