Sam Wilkin is director of political risk analytics at Willis Towers Watson. He is also a fellow at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. Wealth Secrets of the One Percent (UK: Sceptre, US: Little, Brown, 2015) was an editor’s choice of the New York Times Book Review and an Amazon.com Book of the Month. His most recent book is History Repeating: Why Populists Rise and Governments Fall (Profile, 2018).
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