Tag Archives: democracy

Why the Lisbon Treaty?

In the second last blog we showed how the expectations of populations differed according to their size. In bigger populations the people expect their public representatives to deliver on policy issues whereas in small populations like Ireland there is a higher emphasis on service to the voter.

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Safety in the EU

The EU in concept is about safety. At the gut level before higher order considerations come into the reckoning the EU is about the safety and security of European families.

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Parochialism Vs the pan-European good

Over the next few blogs it will be my intention to deal with the issues of democracy in general and as it is applied in Europe, with world competitiveness in the context of the major world federations i.e. China, India, United States and Europe.  We will do all this in the context of the biggest […]

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Global Warming Revisited

Over the past number of years we have seen examples of where numerous self interests have cast aspersions on the science of global warming.

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