Political research and analysis
Blog on EU politics
On the EU reflection paper about security and defence
The Commission is adopting a 'thin' view of security and defence. Its focus on the military does little to refashion European policy.
On the EU reflection paper about euro reform
The paper on the deepening of the Economic and Monetary Union is good. Next up are reforms on democracy, macroeconomics, and finance.
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.
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