Richard is currently studying for a doctorate in Political Theory at the University of Oxford. His research interests range from constitutional reform to mass participation in new forms of social media. His doctoral thesis aims to present a new theory of democratic politics, centred on the way that communities collectively redefine political concepts and institutions through popular engagement.
Why codifying our constitution and a Citizens’ Convention won’t resolve our political crisis
Reformers need to start thinking differently about constitutional change if they want to build a meaningful...
My thoughts on BREXIT: History is written by the victors
Brexit has revealed a culture war, which the left has been quietly losing.
So, what was Magna Carta?
This year is the 800th anniversary of the signing of Magna Carta. But what exactly was Magna Carta?