only search openDemocracy.net

About Joel Sharples

Joel Sharples is a youth worker and freelance writer based in London. He is the editor of the Football Beyond Borders blog

Articles by Joel Sharples

This week’s editor

Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Does democracy make Germany better at football?

Does democratic ownership of German clubs help explain their success at football?

The realities of outsourcing: court interpreters mean miscarriages of justice

Since court interpreting has been outsourced, wages have plummeted, quality of interpreting has dropped to a dangerous level, and the justice system has often ground to a halt. A foretaste of what to expect from outsourced services across the country?

Syndicate content