• Civil Society Fighting Back

    In a recent article I wrote for Bloomberg, I detail the ways in which Civil Society can fight back against the wave anti-democratic legislation sweeping Europe. The Soros-funded Central Europeean University in Hungary isn't the only non-governmental organization under attack in Europe. - Posted: Tue, 10 Oct 2017 11:00:29 +0000

  • Latent Populism

    In a recent interview I gave for Playground I discuss the recent failure of populism in Europe, but warn that European leaders cannot rest of their laurels. - Posted: Sun, 01 Oct 2017 11:00:34 +0000

  • EU Hungry for Democratic Legitimacy

    With reforms to the EU's citizen petitioning system, stricter European party funding and other elements of the Democracy Package proposed by the EC, the EU aims for much-needed democratic legitimacy. - Posted: Thu, 28 Sep 2017 11:00:21 +0000

  • Event: The Right to Know

    On the 28th September 2017, I will participate in the Right to Know Day Organised by the European Parliament Intergroup on Integrity, Transparency, Corruption and Organised Crime (ITCO). The event runs from 9:00 - 13:30 at the European Parliament, Room P1A002, Brussels. - Posted: Wed, 27 Sep 2017 19:54:43 +0000

  • It’s Time Citizens Shape the Future of Europe

    In an article I wrote for Bloomberg, I argue, as I have in my latest book Lobbying for Change, that citizens need to be shaping the future of the European Project. - Posted: Tue, 26 Sep 2017 11:00:26 +0000

  • Five Minutes Backstage

    At a recent talk I gave at the RSA I caught up with the organisers backstage to answer a few extra questions. - Posted: Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:00:33 +0000

  • How to Counter Fake News?

    In a recent op-ed I wrote for Forbes I explore the solution to counteract the barrage of Fake News that we face today in the media. - Posted: Wed, 13 Sep 2017 11:00:06 +0000

  • To Build Europe We Need Citizen Lobbyists

    In a recent op-ed I wrote for Social Europe I outline the role that citizen lobbyists must play in the future of the European project. - Posted: Tue, 12 Sep 2017 11:00:35 +0000

  • Regulations of Sand Fall in the Sea

    In a world of constant technological disruption, dissolving boundaries, and empowered consumers and communities, where to next for regulators aroundt he world? - Posted: Mon, 11 Sep 2017 10:00:03 +0000

  • A Place at the Table for Citizen Lobbyists

    In this article, Caroline de Gruyter argues, as I have in Lobbying for Change, that the best way to address the democratic deficit is for citizen to be at the discussion table with the European Union. - Posted: Sun, 10 Sep 2017 10:00:53 +0000