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About Marc Chehab

Marc Chehab has just finished his Master's in International Relations at the Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals. He owns a Bachelor's in Development and Peace Studies from the University Of Bradford.



Articles by Marc Chehab

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Adam Bychawski is an editorial assistant at openDemocracy.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

In defence of liberalism 2: socialist liberalism

It is all the more bitter that a misperception of liberalism by parts of the left is mirrored by an equally unreasonable and dogmatic belief in the supposed efficiency or inherent fairness of markets by many liberals. There is a third way after all.

In defence of liberalism 1: on historical critiques

Were more on the Left capable of reading liberal philosophy without foaming at the mouth, they’d realise that – actually – it’s perfectly possible to argue their case within the fundamentals of liberalism.

Did Socrates die in vain? Rescuing education from school

Are school children educated, socialized, or indoctrinated?  If there’s any wonder remaining in a student after being swamped with established knowledge throughout the day, she or he would have to pursue critical thinking in the evenings.

Is banking liberal?

The inability to distinguish between state currency and ‘bank money’ we have today is unjust and profoundly illiberal.

Argumentum ad wikipedium and what the social sciences might learn

Sadly, the hallmark of a contemporary academic career has become the invention of a new term, whether or not the subject matter requires it.

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