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About David Mountain

David Mountain is a freelance writer based in Edinburgh, where he's on a quixotic quest to make anti-patriotism an acceptable school of thought. Find him on Twitter @davidmwriting.

Articles by David Mountain

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Could we force politicians to tell the truth?

Politics is pre-truth not post-truth. Does the regulation of advertising provide some answers?

Patriotic education is textbook propaganda

Resistance is vital if we are to spare children from the mind-numbing diet of national superiority and state allegiance that governments around the world are trying to feed them.

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