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Frances Cowell - writer and consultant

Australian-born and European by adoption, Frances writes and speaks at conferences about investment risk and governance, financial market stability and business ethics in financial markets – and the implications for the wider political economy. She believes Europe must urgently assume the lead in protecting and preserving liberal democracy, the rule of law and the multi-lateral institutions and alliances that it depends on.

The media can’t be trusted and politics is irrelevant – Its what people say, but not always what they do

Two recent lectures at Sciences Po give Europa United contributor Frances Cowell insights into the three-way relationship between politics, the media and the voting public. The narrative is seductive: the media cannot be trusted because they are mouthpieces for megalomaniac media barons, sneaky politicians or both. The system […]