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About Edmund Fawcett

Edmund Fawcett is author of Liberalism: The Life of an Idea (Princeton University Press). An expanded second edition with new chapters on liberal democracy's current failings is out next month. He is writing a companion history of the political right.

Articles by Edmund Fawcett

This week’s front page editor

Rosemary Bechler is a mainsite editor of openDemocracy

Constitutional conventions: best practice

The daunting task of repair

“Let’s agree on essentials: on what liberalism is and isn’t, on how liberalism is failing and on how much tougher liberals ought to be in their own defence.”

The hard right and its threats to democratic liberalism

Unlike the hard right I have not conjured up an imaginary Other, but identified a genuine adversary in a struggle over democratic liberalism that is already engaged.

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