Launch seminar video now available

The recording of the hybrid seminar on the book, held last month at Institute for Government in London, is now available here, together with my slide set, or below. Huge thanks to the sponsors Foundation for Democracy and Sustainable Development (especially to Peter Davies, Andrea Westall and John Lotherington) for their initiative in developing the […]


Reflections from the troubled European summer

The last two months I spent in Europe increasingly gave a feeling of an end of a democratic era. This is the era of representative social democracy which followed the second world war, survived counterculture movements in the late 1960s and early 1970s and emerged as a broad neo-liberal consensus from the 1990s (with the […]