Against the proposed Europe-wide legal ban on genocide denial

I published this letter in the Guardian on 27 January 2015¬†(scroll down for my letter): 'The proposals of a European Council on Toleration and Reconciliation report for a Europe-wide ban on genocide denial, as part of a swathe of new legal measures (Jewish groups want EU ban on intolerance, 26 January), are highly problematic. First,… Continue reading Against the proposed Europe-wide legal ban on genocide denial

Global State Formation in the 21st Century

In 2000 I published a book, Theory of the Global State: Globality as Unfinished Revolution¬†which revised the terms of the debate about the state, arguing that the dominant state form in today's world is a 'Western state conglomerate' led by the USA but combining many 'nation-states' and international organisations. Together with the 'global layer' of… Continue reading Global State Formation in the 21st Century