Albert Weale is Emeritus Professor of Political Theory and Public Policy at University College London. He has published widely on democratic theory and practice. He is the author of The Will of the People: A Modern Myth, published by Polity Press in September 2018.
Published in: Can Europe Make It?The myth of the Will of the People
Populism lives by the thought that the presence of the people in government is sufficient to wrest control from an...
Published in: Can Europe Make It?Second referendum, yes. Will of the People, no
What could it possibly mean for a large and diverse set of people, the citizens of a country at a particular time...
Published in: Brexit DivisionsA short handbook of Brexit fallacies
The Brexit debate is full of facts, figures, and fallacies. We look at 18 different fallacies to see where the logic...