Once all arguments have been exchanged, all cards are on the table, advocacy meetings are in danger of turning into open-ended rituals, no results to ever be expected – to the frustration of everyone. And yet, on some policies, in some sectors, it does not happen once, but over and over again. We take a look at why that happens and how to get out of it.
CAN POLITICIANS JOIN COMPANIES THEY REGULATED, OR SHOULD THEY BE PROHIBITED TO DO SO? HOW REVOLVING SHOULD REVOLVING DOORS BE? BARROSO’S MOVE TO GOLDMAN SACHS BRINGS THESE QUESTIONS TO OUR MINDS AGAIN. THIS BLOG LOOKS AT THE OPTIONS: LEARNING FROM PRIVATE BUSINESS AND THEIR NON-COMPETE CLAUSES MAY BE ONE SOLUTION, PUBLIC INTEREST AND PROTEST THE OTHER.
AFTER THE BREXIT DECISION, STOCK MARKETS PLUMMET, POLITICIANS RESIGN, EU PASSPORTS ARE IN HIGH DEMAND AMONGST BRITISH EXPATS, IN SHORT: THE EU WORLD IS A MESS. WHILST MOST ARE BUSY RESTORING SOME KIND OF ORDER, WE LOOK AT WHAT GOT US THERE IN THE FIRST PLACE.
THEY HAVE ACTUALLY DONE IT: BRITAIN WILL LEAVE THE EU. APART FROM THE TECHNICAL IMPLICATIONS, HOW DO WE DEAL WITH THE BREAK-UP?
Blog 09 – I’m still Brussels – JESUISBRUXELLES: 3 months after terror struck the world of political compromise
3 MONTHS AFTER THE BRUSSELS ATTACKS – TIME TO LOOK BACK. LIFE IS GETTING BACK TO NORMAL. HOW ARE WE COPING? HOW CAN WE COPE? AND WHAT IS OK? A BLOG ON BRUSSELS AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR THE BRUSSELS PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROFESSIONAL’S LIFE