The Truth About Sovereignty

Interesting piece by Dani Rodrik, professor of International Political Economy at Harvard’s Kennedy School. He argues that Europe must federalise or fall apart, which is commonly said, but also talks a little about what that means for sovereignty: The relationship between sovereignty and democracy is also misunderstood. Not all restrictions on the exercise of sovereign […]

What will the next Government’s relationship be with the World?

This recovery-time election has focused thus far on building, protecting, sustaining and stability. So what do the three largest parties believe matter when it comes to the somewhat scarier – and bigger – business of globalisation?Global forces were widely blamed for the economic downturn. At the G20 summit last year Gordon Brown called the recession “the first […]