United Nations 2.0

United Nations 2.0 In the next few years, the United Nations can and should transition from being a ‘maker of non-binding resolutions’ to a ‘global regulator and enforcer of regulations’. As explained below, both the power and the need for … Continued

The Veto Trap

The Problem Issues demanding global governance are suddenly everywhere. Climate change action; internet regulation; tax haven abuse; care for the oceans; coordinated responses to terror organizations, tyrants and torturers; coordinated responses to natural disasters and contagious diseases. The more time … Continued

The Meaning of Democracy

Original post by POW Over the past few decades and especially in recent times, there has been a lot of complaining about democracy – that it does not work, or that it is not a good system for government, or … Continued