Local to Global – Is federalism the answer to national populism?

Local to Global – Is federalism the answer to national populism?

16th April 2018

Tis event marked the launch of a new Federal Trust pamphlet by Dr Michael Lloyd, in which he discusses the potential of genuinely federal institutions at the local, national and global level as providing an answer to the current emergence of populist nationalisms.  Dr Lloyd uses the example of Switzerland to show how decisions can be taken at the lowest appropriate level while encouraging democratic participation of citizens at all levels of government, leading to a “citizens’ democracy”.

DOWNLOAD THE PAMPHLET HERE.

 

 

VIDEO SUMMARIES BY THE SPEAKERS:

Speaker: Dr Michael Lloyd, Senior Research Fellow, Global Policy Institute
Author of “Local to Global – Global Federalism: The Answer to National Populism”

 

Respondent:

Dr Andrew Blick, Senior Lecturer in Politics and Contemporary History, King’s College London