See text of my speech to Jean Monnet conference in Brussels, November 2013, on the role of academics in the debate about Europe, at http://ec.europa.eu/education/events/2013/confjm/mccormik_en.pdf


In the ongoing debate over the pros and cons of the European Union, it has become far easier to learn what is wrong with it than what is right with it. Eurosceptic parties and their leaders have made themselves well … Continue reading


We have heard a lot of late about the problems of the European Union – so much so that the moderate and supportive voices are being drowned out in a cacophony of negativism. The EU is imperfect, to be sure, … Continue reading


See my post on why it is time to start remembering why we like Europe, on EurActiv at http://www.euractiv.com/priorities/time-shake-gloom-europe-matters-analysis-519926.


See my post on why UKIP’s time will be short: in Prospect at http://www.prospectmagazine.co.uk/blog/ukip-local-elections-europe-john-mccormick.