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About Ellie Mae O'Hagan

Ellie Mae O'Hagan is a freelance journalist based in the UK. She tweets: @MissEllieMae

Articles by Ellie Mae O'Hagan

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“Francesc”

Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Recuperemos nuestros medios

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Let's take back our media

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Rethinking the BBC: A book launch

Prominent thinkers on the BBC joined Our Beeb for an evening of debate in London.

Our Beeb - Book Launch and Drinks Reception

Limited space is available for an evening with some of the country's top experts and influential thinkers on the BBC.

The great Spanish hope: reflections on the 2016 Podemos party conference in Madrid

At first glance, Universidad de Podemos feels like any other rag tag left-wing meeting. But it’s when you dig deeper that the differences reveal themselves. 

"A large dysfunctional family": reflections on the Labour party conference

The conference saw an emboldened Left and a dejected Blairite camp, both struggling to come to terms with the new political terrain.

Introducing our new series: what is public service?

Today Our Beeb launches a new series on public service in the post-Brexit age. Here editor Ellie Mae O'Hagan explains what inspired the series.

The BBC’s Question Time can no longer be a megaphone for lies

If the BBC is to take balance seriously, during the referendum period and beyond, it can’t leave panellists to voice untruths, unchecked.

What's going on inside Labour's new economics?

With the UK focused on making the wealthy wealthier, is there any hope for a new economics? We talk to Labour Party members and policy experts at the shadow chancellor’s "State of the Economy Conference". !2-minute vid.

Climate activists and blacklisted workers face the same struggle against surveillance

The climate movement and trades union movement need to come together to stop repressive corporate/state spying.

Are working class people to work until they die?

Raising the retirement age to 70 is fine for those who do desk jobs and live longer. But working class people tend to live less long - and the gap is widening.

The people are rejecting free market capitalism

The British public support nationalisation and price controls. They are losing their faith in free market capitalism, and political parties will do well to capture the radical mood of the public.

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