Nord Stream 2: A Step Forward for Growth, a Step Backward for Unity

by Matthew Teasdale This blog was completed for the UCD Politics module: Introduction to EU Politics. Nord Stream 2 (NS2) began laying down its pipes on September 5th, 2018 and ever since has been flooded in controversy. Headlines recently have been jumping back and forth from last-minute French bargaining, to a shaky EU compromise, andContinue reading “Nord Stream 2: A Step Forward for Growth, a Step Backward for Unity”

TTIP and the erosion of environmental regulation

Marie Therese Power is a Master of Public Policy student in UCD. This blog was written for POL40160 Comparative Public Policy. The best blogs from this module were selected to enable talented graduate students in UCD to contribute to ongoing debates about contemporary policy issues affecting European societies.  There has been much discussion in recent times about theContinue reading “TTIP and the erosion of environmental regulation”