Selected Articles & Publications

But is it democracy? A new language of politics for a new generation

Published in The Article 11.11.20

Updating Democracy’

Japan Times 04.11.20

A miserable 21st century: Poor America- Japan Times 21.10.20

Japan Times 21.10.20

August 24, 2020

Nine Wrong Ideas threatening the Modern World

June 29, 2020

Why Five Eyes should now become six

Japan Times

May 11, 2020

Are the Keynesians back?

Japan Times

May 30, 2020

Back to too much oil

Japan Times

January 15, 2020

In search of level playing fields

January 13, 2020

January 07, 2020

January 01, 2020

Genuine fears and false alarms in Britain – Japan Times 25.11.19

Japan Times 25.11.19

January 01, 2020

Japan Times 05.11.19

October 24, 2019

October 24, 2019

October 23, 2019

October 22, 2019

Neither Robinson nor Marr have grasped the difference between the big

business, corporatist type of legislation for workers, mostly coming from the

EU, and the small-business-friendly social and employment legislation that

we need and which is far better suited to both workers and business in the

digital age. In the digital age and a service-dominated economy, we can do

far better for working people, employer-employee relations and secure

retirement than the old corporatist model, which is shaped largely by big

companies’ lobbies, philosophies and pressures in Brussels. It is not a

question of watering down but of a different and far better deal for millions

of workers in the highly disruptive age we are living in, which will become

more disruptive still. We must break away from the heavy, big-business,

corporatist approach of the old EU.

October 22, 2019

Oddly, there is little or nothing in the gracious Speech about turbulent outside world events, except of course the eternal Brexit, despite their major impact on our lives and issues here at home. In particular it is a great pity—indeed, I find it rather shocking—that there is no mention of the Commonwealth in the gracious Speech, considering its central importance to the UK’s future world role, our internal and domestic cohesion, our care systems and many of our public services, and the importance to Her Majesty personally of the modern Commonwealth network. To have included a reference would have been no more than good manners, but manners, courtesy and vision seem all to be victims of the present Brexit debate

October 16, 2019

Look Where We’re Going: Escaping the Prism of Past Politics, by David Howell, is published by Unicorn, £20.

September 17, 2019

May 31, 2018

The Commonwealth Transformed

March 20, 2019

where is this on page

December 14, 2018

Article for IHRA 02.07.18

July 04, 2019

 Japan Times 05.07.18

June 24, 2019

Published in the House Magazine 25.06.18

April 15, 2018

The House magazine 16.04.18

March 19, 2018

Japan Times 19.03.18  

March 02, 2018

 Japan Times 02.03.18

February 16, 2018

Britain and the Commonwealth: A Change of Gear.

published - Brexit Central 16.02.18

January 30, 2018

Russia’s East-West dilemmas 

November 16, 2017

Facing the new energy and climate realities

September 17, 2017

Is there a solution to the problem of mass migration? Europe's efforts must focus on addressing the root causes of the unfolding tragedy - 

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