No scholar has done more than Vivien Schmidt to illuminate the contemporary European Union’s democratic and legitimacy deficits. Her previous work pointed to the reality of what—in a typically pithy […]
This blog argues that in past decades, financial factors have been more important than competitiveness in creating current account deficits.
Read Part 1 of this blog series The response of Big Tech and free speech Technology companies have responded to […]
Part 1 of this blog series asks what is the past and future of the term of ‘fake news’? Is self-regulation by social media companies an effective solution?
As we slowly emerge from the second lockdown and prepare with hope for the new year, I thought it timely […]
Why Brexit negotiations on the level playing field should be seen in light of the EU’s experience with FTAs and criticisms of labour standards provisions
While Central and Eastern European states were initially constrained by neoliberalism, the rise of populism has led to a form of developmental ‘statism’.
Despite growing concern about the power of Big Tech, regulators have struggled to hold these companies and their executives to account. Here’s why.
The influence of private lobbies in policymaking is dependent on the two-directional interaction between policymakers and lobbyists.
In part 2 of this two-part blog, we consider divides constructed between the permanent/temporary and the skilled/unskilled in relation to worker rights.