The Lisbon Treaty & the Irish Voter: Democratic Deficits and the Three Painful Steps

Article I co-wrote with Joe Curtin, a colleague at the IIEA, in openDemocracy The Lisbon treaty and the Irish voter: democratic deficits Link: http://www.opendemocracy.net/article/the-lisbon-treaty-and-the-irish-voter-democratic-deficits Johnny Ryan and Joseph Curtin Ireland’s rejection of the European Union’s “reform treaty” exposes a democratic deficit in Dublin more than in Brussels, argue Johnny Ryan & Joseph Curtin, who offer … Continue reading The Lisbon Treaty & the Irish Voter: Democratic Deficits and the Three Painful Steps