Article7 was founded by Dr Garvan Walshe, an Irish political strategist to put technology at the service of defending democracy.
A former foreign policy adviser to the British Conservative Party, after the Brexit referendum (in which he campaigned for Remain) he turned his attention to protecting liberal democracy from authoritarian demagogues. He chairs election watchdog Unhack Democracy and serves as Head of Communications for the European Policy Centre.
He writes regularly for Foreign Policy and has been published in outlets including Die Welt, Ha’aretz, The Guardian, The Economist, Rzeczpospolita and CNN. He appears regularly on Euronews and other broaddcast media. He holds a PhD in political philosophy from the University of Manchester and was a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute.
Freedom must be better armed than tyranny, Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies, forthcoming.
Strategic Corruption as a Security Threat, European Liberal Forum, forthcoming.
Political Antitrust: New Tools to Fight Illiberal Democracy, in The Future of Democracy and the Summit for Democracy, Hungarian Europe Society, 2022
The Right Way to Arm Ukraine, Foreign Policy, 12 April 2022
Keep Calm and Defend Europe, Conservative European Forum, 20 March 2022
Europe must shed its illusions about Russia, Foreign Policy, 31 January 2002
With Peter Pomeranzev and Sophia Gaston Moving Beyond Populist Propaganda: the Case of Hungary, LSE/Johns Hopkins ARENA, 2021
Time to Use European Power Again, Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies, 2020 Vol 19(2)
Political Monopoly: How Europe's New Authoritarians Stifle Democracy and Get Away With It, Institute for Strategic Dialogue, 2020
With Daniel Hegedus Germany must position istself clearly against Europe's autocrats, Die Welt, 2020
Putting Lipstick on a Bigotry: Review of One Nation Conservatism, by Nick Timothy, Foreign Policy, 27 March 2020
With Tim Oliver Making a more European Britain: The Poltical Economic and Societal Impacts of Brexit, Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies, 2020
Edited with Tim Oliver The impact of the UK's withdrawal on EU integration, study for European Parliament's AFCO Committee, 2018
Green Libertarianism, Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, Vol 17, 2014
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