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Response to Barnett and Hilton

19 October 2005
Marc Schulman on the blog American Future, carefully uncovers what he says are leftist, anti-American flaws in Anthony Barnett and Isabel Hilton's recent democracy article on openDemocracy. "Dangerously naive," he says. Him or them? Singabloodypore rallies behind openDemocracy and says it's time to fight back against threats to democracy and human rights.

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