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About Ahmed R Teleb

Ahmed R. Teleb is a freelance journalist and political theorist-in-training. He writes at and curates He tweets @AhmedRTeleb

Articles by Ahmed R Teleb

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Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

My 350 on Donald Trump: 12 gifts from Trump to progressives

“Gift 5: For progressives, it means that they can more adamantly and unabashedly demand ‘greater good’ candidates from their parties.”

Campaign finance reform would be a wasted effort

The still fresh McCutcheon v FEC Supreme Court decision, which removed limits to political campaign contributions, has angered activists and reformers, who call it nothing less than the privatization of government. But what if neither side is right?

The neo-Athenian revival: citizen participation in the twenty-first century

Looking back at the year 2013, one small, symbolic event stands out as a clear demonstration of a slow, quiet trend over the last decade, which one could call a 'New French Revolution.'

Reading sculpture

Finally, we ask, "In what ways are we all 'Tillermen,' in what ways are we unaware?" 

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