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About Richard Young

Richard Young holds degrees from Cambridge (Arch/Anth) and SOAS (MSc Politics/Development). He has been an archaeologist and journalist.

Articles by Richard Young

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

John Lennon: America's foe

openDemocracy's Richard Young talks to David Leaf, writer and director of "John Lennon vs the US", a film about the Nixon administration's attempts to silence Lennon's anti-war message.

'Homo Britannicus,' Chris Stringer

Climate change: a new problem or one stretching back 700,000 years? Richard Young recommends some environmental lessons from human pre-history.

'Watchmen,' Alan Moore & Dave Gibbons

As Hollywood attempts to take "Watchmen" to the big screen, Richard Young explains its enduring appeal.

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