How did we get here? Best books to understand current British politics

As some of us in the UK face another uncertain time ahead, given the recent resignation of Prime Minister Boris Johnson, we need to understand what led us to this scandalous situation. With that in mind, here are some books that showcase how we ended up here.

πŸ“š Unjust Rewards: Exposing Greed and Inequality in Britain Today by Polly Toynbee & David Walker

πŸ“š After the Coalition: A Conservative Agenda for Britain by Kwasi Kwarteng, Priti Patel, Dominic Raab, Chris Skidmore, Liz Truss

πŸ“š The End of the Party by Andrew Rawnsley

πŸ“š How Britain Really Works: Understanding the Ideas and Institutions of a Nation by Stig Abell

πŸ“š All Out War by Tim Shipman

πŸ“š Revolt on the Right by Robert Ford & Matthew Goodwin

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Published by suswatibasu

Suswati Basu is a writer, journalist, producer and feminist activist residing in London. She has written for the Guardian, Huffington Post and the F-Word blogs, and has worked for various media outlets such as the BBC, Channel 4 and for ITV News/ITN. She currently works as a senior intelligence expert.

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