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26th October 2023

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Selected: Hardcover / ISBN-13: 9781399700757

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‘A brilliantly candid, timely and perceptive account.’ Andy Haldane

‘Asks all the right questions.’ Mark Carney

Has the West gone bust? Or is there another way?

In their new book, Robert Peston and Kishan Koria explain how the country is almost bust – economically, politically and socially. The economy is flatlining, society is fracturing, parliament is unfit for purpose, and the state is failing.

They’ve got the shocking stories to prove it. But this is no counsel of despair. It’s a call to action. We can fix ourselves – by harnessing artificial intelligence, remaking our important institutions, and recognizing that we can and must learn from the rest of the world.

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Mark Carney
'Bust? Asks all the right questions with the urgency of our times and trials. Most importantly, it answers (most of them) with strategies to transform penury to prosperity.'
Andy Haldane
'The economy is stalled, our social fabric frayed, our politics splintered ... a brilliantly candid, timely and perceptive account of these fractures with bold suggestions on how they can be mended.'