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About Vickie Cooper

Victoria Cooper is a lecturer in Social Policy and Criminology at the Open University.

Articles by Vickie Cooper

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Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Government austerity demands that we die within our means

Most people still don't fully understand the true scale of the human cost that government imposed austerity has unleashed.

Austerity as bureaucratized and organized violence

Vickie Cooper examines the intricacies and insidiousness of austerity in the UK.

Tenants in danger: the rise of eviction watches

Collective resistance to the erosion of housing rights is growing. We need to turn this into a national movement.

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