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About Mark Kernan

Mark Kernan is an independent researcher, part-time lecturer, and writer. He has written for Global Policy Journal, CounterPunch, The Ecologist and Open Democracy. He tweets at @markkernan1.  

Articles by Mark Kernan

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Adam Bychawski

Adam Bychawski is an editorial assistant at openDemocracy.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Brexiteers, backstops, and the bloody Irish border

How casually the Brexiteers dismiss the issues around the Irish border and the peace process. But for many, they can never be forgotten. 

Myth and dystopia in the Anthropocene

The sleeping ice giants of Antarctica are stirring. Will we wake up before they devour us?

In praise of melancholia

Without knowing the extremes of sadness and joy we can never fully know or feel all that life is.

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