Political research and analysis
Blog on EU politics
Thoughts on the future of EU defence
The EU is moving ahead with further integration on Common Security and Defence Policy. Much remains to be done in 2017 and beyond.
On the EU reflection paper about globalisation
The Commission's reflection paper on harnessing globalisation is a good starting point. However, it needs more political ambition.
Brexit and the choice between Parliaments or Populism with referenda
In this interview with Thomas Colignatus we discuss the Brexit referendum question, populism, and EU integration.
Thoughts on the European Pillar of Social Rights
The proposed European Pillar of Social Rights is a step in the right direction. Ambitious initiatives and legislation must follow suit.
Books and independent publications
Essays on Sovereignty
On the theoretical aspects and underpinnings of supreme political authority
Little Guide to the European Union
On the specifics of the European polity
A Handbook on the European Union
An informed opinion on Europe's experiment in transnational democracy
Notes on the Thinkable
A series of logicophilosophical notes examining the hypothesis that the thought of the thing is not the thing as such
Coding and web development
Running Debian (unstable) as a daily driver
My main computer has failed. Arch Linux is not available for 32 bits. A decent rolling release distro for such cases is Debian unstable.
My easy Xfce setup on a clean Arch install
I use my 'dotfiles' git repo to restore my Xfce setup on a new Arch Linux base