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About David Cullen

David Cullen lives in Manchester. His day job is working as a researcher for an arms control NGO, but he is also involved in various other environmental and social justice campaigns.

Articles by David Cullen

This week’s editor

Alex Sakalis, Editor

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

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Barton Moss: policing in the absence of democracy

Violence has been a running theme within the policing of anti-fracking protests at Barton Moss. Individual officers are acting with impunity. Is this reflective of a policing strategy seeking to disrupt the protests on behalf of vested interests?

How to abolish a free health service, step one

The migrant NHS plans are just the first and politically easiest step to ending a 'free at the point of use' NHS. 

What does it mean to be an engaged global citizen?

Between the nation-state's confinement and the world’s expanse, global citizenship is an attitude of mind, writes David Cullen.
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