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About Simon Berlaymont
Simon Berlaymont is a pseudonym. The writer has extensive professional knowledge of the inner workings of the European Union.
Articles by Simon Berlaymont
This week's editors
Rosemary Bechler edits openDemocracy's main site.
Cameron Thibos edits Mediterranean Journeys in Hope.
En Liang Khong is assistant editor at openDemocracy.
Alex Sakalis is the editor of Can Europe Make It?
No to TTIP
Tony Blair came to power in Britain in 1997 promising a fresh era in Britain's often difficult relationship with the European Union. Has the soon-to-depart prime minister succeeded? An experienced writer with extensive professional knowledge of the union's inner workings, Simon Berlaymont, draws up a balance-sheet of achievement and failure.
The European Union bubble has burst. It is time to redefine the European project’s core purposes, says insider Simon Berlaymont.