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September 2017

Five Minutes Backstage

2017-09-18T19:34:29+00:00September 18th, 2017|

At a recent talk I gave at the RSA I caught up with the organisers backstage to answer a few extra questions.

How to Counter Fake News?

2017-09-18T19:36:36+00:00September 13th, 2017|

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.

To Build Europe We Need Citizen Lobbyists

2017-09-18T19:38:56+00:00September 12th, 2017|

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.

Regulations of Sand Fall in the Sea

2017-09-18T19:40:32+00:00September 11th, 2017|

In a world of constant technological disruption, dissolving boundaries, and empowered consumers and communities, where to next for regulators aroundt he world?

A Place at the Table for Citizen Lobbyists

2017-09-18T19:29:56+00:00September 10th, 2017|

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.

July 2017

How to Lobby for Change

2017-08-05T10:31:56+00:00July 28th, 2017|

In this podcast with the Political Book Show, I share the underlying ideas of my book "Lobbying for Change" and explain how people can re-engage with political life.

June 2017

Lobbying for Good Interviews

2017-06-22T15:35:09+00:00June 20th, 2017|

Times Higher Education and LSE's Democratic Audit interviewed me about my book Lobbying for Change.

MEPs Lobby Meetings

2017-06-12T16:58:06+00:00June 2nd, 2017|

The Greens | European Free Alliance of the European Parliament asked me to prepare a legal opinion, examining to what extent further transparency measures might affect the free mandate of MEPs

May 2017