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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 editor

“Mehmet

Mehmet Kurt is this week’s guest editor, introducing the theme, ‘New Turkey and Old Troubles’.

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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