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About Fergus Murray

Fergus is a science teacher, writer and occasional puppet-maker based in Edinburgh. He tweets @MrOolong.

Articles by Fergus Murray

This week's editors

Cat Tully and Allie Bobak introduce this week's theme: Participation and foresight – putting people at the heart of the future

Constitutional conventions: best practice

A (partial) defence of democracy

It would be an enormous mistake to lose faith in democracy, even when it can sometimes give rise to disastrous results.

Labour's failed election

It was Labour's failure to excite their base which lost them the election. Moving to the right won't help.

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