Published in: openDemocracyUK'Devo Manc': 'Northern Powerhouse' or 'Northern Poorhouse'?
Centralisation has certainly failed, but the promise of devolution to Greater Manchester is being massively hyped.
Published in: openDemocracyUKThe (mis)rule of the econocrats: how to re-politicise economics
The financial crisis demonstrated extraordinary failures on the part of policy elites and economic experts. And yet we remain governed by technocrats. We need to re-politicise economic policy-making, or else repeat the mistakes of the past.