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About Amy Hall

Amy Hall is a freelance journalist based in Brighton and a columnist for openDemocracyUK, writing about the environment, democracy, corporate power and the British state in the wake of Brexit. She is a member of Shoal Collective, a newly-formed cooperative of independent writers and researchers writing for social justice and a world beyond capitalism.

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Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

DSEI: A supermarket for state surveillance and border wars

As borders are increasingly militarised and their operation privatised, migration, more than ever before, is also an anti-militarist struggle.

London is cloaking environmental racism in respectability – but Zambian villagers are fighting back

Zambian villagers await a landmark judgement that could help hold British companies to account for their actions abroad.

The Tory–DUP deal could be a disaster for the environment

Though more than 50% of voters went for left-wing parties, what they have ended up with is a government even more regressive than the last – especially on climate change.

Why won't the government take air pollution seriously? It's killing thousands

40,000 people die per year because of outdoor air pollution in the UK, yet the government’s draft plan released in May 2017 to improve air quality is not enough. What is at stake?

Three ways the fossil fuel industry influences the UK political system – and three things you can do

Climate change is one terrifying symptom of a broken economic system which needs a drastic redistribution of power. You can help.

Colonialism, climate change and the need to defund DAPL

British firms lie deep at the heart of the Dakota Access Pipeline controversy.

Liam Fox doesn’t want you to know about the EU/Canada trade deal

Meet the corporate sell off trade deal that Dr Fox snuck through a back-room of parliament as the Commons debated Brexit.

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