Will Corbyn Go Gentle into that Good Night?

Nearly a month into the 24-month window for Article 50 negotiations, and before the negotiators have even had the chance to sit down together for the first time, the Tories…

Bringing it all together

I started a project a handful of years ago (the Wicked Problems Collaborative) that felt like a big departure from the writing I had been doing up to that point,…

Keep Calm and Brexit On? – Part 2: Should They Stay or Should They Go?

The second installment of my book on the Brexit mess is out! This one looks at key forces that played into the EU referendum vote — matters like austerity in…

Merkel Rejects Parallel Talks

In their letter to the EU, the UK requested parallel discussions: one for the “divorce bill,” and another for the go forward agreement. Per Sky News, Angela Merkel has already…

Down the Brexit Hole

They did it. Theresa May sent her emissary to Brussels today to officially deliver the divorce papers. They now have two years to negotiate the tab for existing commitments, as…

Last Call for Enlightened Self-Interest?

I’ve long warned about the potential of things going down a bad path if we don’t find a way to craft fairer societies. ¬†Over the past couple of years, those…