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About David Standen

David Standen is a recovering philosopher and writer with an interest in politics, humanitarianism, and animal cognition and personhood. He studied for his PhD at UEA and now spends most of his time worrying. Find him on Twitter @DvdJnStndn

Articles by David Standen

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Rosemary Bechler is openDemocracy’s Editor.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

The appropriation of victimhood

The “post-truth” issue is intimately tied to the ability of powerful people to fabricate victimhood.

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