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About Sonja Avlijas

Sonja Avlijas is a writer and a researcher at the Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Evaluation of Public Policies at Sciences Po, Paris. She holds a PhD in political economy from the London School of Economics and is interested in the dynamics of capitalism in post-socialist Eastern Europe and in the role of negative emotions in politics. Follow her on twitter @sonjaavlijas.

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Rosemary Bechler is openDemocracy’s Editor.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Why we should embrace the good, the bad and the ugly

Since democracy is a form of dependency on the will of others, we need to work a lot harder to overcome our narcissism and belief that we know best.

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