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On the level? Party campaigns and media coverage of the European and council elections

Political scientists, and indeed the general public, will be well aware that government operates at various jurisdictional levels. It is over twenty years since Gary Marks first coined the term ‘multilevel governance’, although of course the notion that governmental tasks are shared across different tiers of public administration pre-dates him significantly. Nonetheless, the idea of… Continue reading On the level? Party campaigns and media coverage of the European and council elections

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TTIP: Say No to this Power Grab by Global Corporations

Not many people have heard of the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership or TTIP. But the TTIP, if enacted, will have major consequences for social justice, the environment and indeed democracy itself. The TTIP involves a set of free trade negotiations between the EU and the USA. According to the European Commission, the TTIP is about… Continue reading TTIP: Say No to this Power Grab by Global Corporations