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About Ian Hughes

Ian Hughes’ career has spanned scientist, science policy advisor and writer. His new book Disordered Minds: How Dangerous Personalities Are Destroying Democracy will be published by Zero Books in September 2018. Ian’s blog is disorderedworld and you can follow him on Twitter at @disorderedworld. 

Articles by Ian Hughes

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Fire and fury: the psychodrama of a very stable genius

Donald Trump is portrayed as a narcissist, but what exactly does that mean?

Danger: there’s a centrifuge in the White House

While centrifugal forces tear things apart, centripetal forces bring things together again.

The real clash of civilisations

The presence or absence of conscience is perhaps the deepest human division.

Demons and angels: strongman leaders and social violence

Politicians who live in an angry narcissistic fog pose a threat to democracy and peace.

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