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Politics: Fast and Slow
Slow news is good news. In a media world of panic, hysteria, and negativity, we need to be cool and calm to make sense of the headlines and the systems which define us.
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Slow news is good news. In a media world of panic, hysteria, and negativity, we need to be cool and calm to make sense of the headlines and the systems which define us. See writer guidelines here: https://medium.com/politics-fast-and-slow/guidance-for-writers-cd2776076050 Request addition as a writer (with a sample piece) at: politicsfastandslow@gmail.com

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Dave Olsen
Politics nerd, policy wonk | Founder, Politics: Fast and Slow | Editor, politika.org.uk | twitter.com/dave_olsen16 | Education Policy Paper: rb.gy/34xskr
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Savannah Wallace
MA of International Studies candidate. Former US State Department contractor. Policy wonk. Support my writing: https://ko-fi.com/savdwallace
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Jake Field-Gibson
Liberal Tory, Editor at Poltika.org.uk
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Beth England
Talkative, and wanting to share some stories. Passionate about the environment, education and climate change.
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Dan Miller
Writing about Social Issues, Politics, International Affairs & Development
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Daniel McIntosh
A retired professor of world politics. Interested in potential futures. Tired of living in the Dark Ages.
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Marina Martinez
Global sustainability researcher. Writing about the controversial relationships among People, Nature, and Economy.
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Imran Almaleh
Analyzing the Finances and Economics of the World .. Investing | Economics | Business | Opinions — iabconsulting.com
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Michelle
Writing about introvert life & aro/ace pride.
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Liam Barrett
Socialist commentator.
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Danny Johnson
Danny helps organisations develop and create solutions to a broad range of problems. He’s now applying those skills to help redesign politics for @MYODemocracy.
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Eden Vered
Content Writing & Marketing | Storyteller & Information Geek
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Aaron Price
Lawyer. Business owner. Political consultant. Progressive capitalist. Aspiring polymath. I write about politics, economics, and technology.
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Lauren Martinchek
Lauren is a writer & leftist with analysis on topics related to politics & policy. She can be reached at LaurenMartinchek@gmail.com or Twitter @xlauren_mx
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Francis Taylor
Fiction writer and freelance political commentator. Proudly left-wing. Check out my work at www.francistaylor.net.
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Michael Francis
Politics, philosophy, culture. Just trying to make the world a better, place. BS Finance. Follow me everywhere @MFrancisWrites. “I know that I know nothing.”
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Zack Fishman
Science journalist-in-training at Northwestern University, writing about science and its intersections with policy, politics and society.
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Susan Knicker
Technical writer stubbornly interested in the limits of American democracy & the country’s political future. Searching for solutions & reform. Independent.
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Cheryl Brown
I’m a web copywriter who is an avid student of Black history, a political news junkie, and a wannabe chef that loves to cook.
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Michael Greiner
Mike is an Assistant Professor of Management for Legal and Ethical Studies at Oakland U. Mike combines his scholarship with practical experience in politics.
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Kk Holland
Xennial. Political junkie. Feminist. Mom. I write about economics, technology and media. My views are my own.
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William Hawes
Author of the ebook Planetary Vision: Essays on Freedom and Empire. Visit my website williamhawes.wordpress.com
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Corey Keyser
Math Teacher writing on Philosophy and Policy and Science and Education and Other Things. coreykeyser@gmail.com
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Ali Alsous
Economics student committed to leveraging the power of data science from a left/humanist international perspective; for the good of all and not the few.
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Lauren Reiff
Writer of economics, psychology, and lots in between. laurennreiff@gmail.com
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Ed Dolan
Economist, Senior Fellow at Niskanen Center, Yale Ph.D. Interests include environment, health care policy, social safety net, economic freedom.
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Tim Libretti, PhD
Professor of Literature, Political Economy enthusiast, Dad, always thinking about the optimal world
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JM Piqué
Learner. Top writer in #Ideas, #Future, and #Government. I like living in the future. #Business is my main focus, but I can’t help to have many others.
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Adam M. Lowenstein
Author of “Reframe the Day” & former U.S. Senate speechwriter. I write about politics and life, occasionally at the same time. Subscribe & more: www.adaml.blog.
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Matthew Barad
Writer, Activist, Leftist.
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Manny Otiko
Manny Otiko writes about race, politics and sports. He has been published in Salon and LA Weekly. Follow him on Twitter @mannyotiko.
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Tabitha Whiting
Ramblings on communication and our climate crisis🌱
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Marcus Arcanjo
Thoughts on the environment, psychology and the future
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Eric J Scholl
Peabody award winning journalist. Streaming media pioneer. Played @ CBGB back in the day. Editor-In-Chief "The Chaos Report" www.thechaosreport.com
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Julliard Lin
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Nick Licata
Author of Becoming a Citizen Activist, 18 year Seattle Councilmember, named progressive municipal official of the year by The Nation.
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Emily Pothast
Artist and historian. PhD student researching religion, material culture, media, and politics. Contributor to The Wire Magazine, Art in America + more.
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Beatrice Nguyen
I use she/they pronouns. Yellow Peril supports Black Power; let’s abolish prisons together. Proceeds go to the movement. Contact me at @beapnguyen@gmail.com.
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Peter Lopez
Aspiring human. Occasional writer. (he/him)
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⭐ Robert Jameson
Tech Fan, Philosopher, Economist and Basic Income advocate. tiny.cc/RJMedStuff
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Matthew John
Socialist. Herbivore. Husband. I usually write about politics, current events, and history. My work has also been published by The Hampton Institute.
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Mister Lichtenstein
Magician.NYC & MarkPhilipLichtenstein.com | New York's Uncanniest | Director | Screenwriter | Satirist | All Around Nice Guy
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Dominic M. Lawson
I mainly focus on geopolitics and international security, but I write about anything I find interesting. Foreign Policy Lead @OrthodoxConservativeGroup.
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Scott Farris
Husband, Father, and Creative Content Constructor @ "Because Words Matter.” Find more about my musings on daily life at www.becausewordsmatter.xyz .
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Jeff Hanlon
Jeff Hanlon lives on the shores of the Caribbean where he spends his days in shorts and sandals making stuff up.
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Icarus
writes about economics, programming and fiction.
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Gregorio de Matos
Internationalist and Global Public Health professional holding a Master’s degree in Public Policy. Brazilian / Portuguese.
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Ed Fernyhough
Cambridge, LSE & Bristol graduate. Write on culture, philosophy, business and politics. Owner of The Retrospective.
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Donald Wiggins Jr.
Co-founder and CEO of Initiate Change, LLC — a Civic Tech start-up. Initiate Change, LLC is dedicated to digitizing modernizing and revolutionizing democracy!
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Sahl Hasnain
I’m a 17 year old A-Level student at the Royal Grammar School studying Politics, History, English Literature & Maths. Interests include filmmaking and politics.
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Idan Solon
Political science until the election; theoretical biology after (if at all). www.twitter.com/idster
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Nikhil Mehta
Geopolitics, history, and whatever comes to mind. Stand up comedy in NYC. Freelancer based out of NYC/Cincinnati
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Iris M. Crawford
Journalist, Social Justice Advocate & Creative. First-gen Guyanese- American. Twitter @IrisMCrawford
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Beth Bradford, Ph.D.
Former TV person, current college professor and media researcher. Ironman triathlete, meditation teacher and yoga instructor. https://www.brad4d-wellness.com
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Alexander J. Hancock
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James Garside
NCTJ-qualified journalist, writer and travel photographer. Part-time vagabond, full-time grumpy arse. Web: jamesgarside.net Substack: jamesgarside.substack.com
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Charles de Basto
University of Edinburgh Reading immunology
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Bryan Kwa
(He/Him) I craft compelling sociopolitical stories that resonate. | W: bryankwa.mystrikingly.com | E: bryankwa8594@gmail.com
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Sheldon Clay
Writer. Observer of mass culture, communications and creativity.
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Richard Chen
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Phillip Tan
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Katie Jagielnicka
London based writer passionate about economics, business, psychology, and the future of everything.
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Thomas E. McDaniels
Aspiring writer and the guy behind https://thomasmcdaniels.com/ Twitter freak daily at https://twitter.com/ThomasMcDaniels. Social media nerd.
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Katie Anderton
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Nitheesh Velayan
Economics nerd who loves offering his perspective about the world around him. Writer for Dialogue and Discourse. Finance Director of ShoutOut Adverts LLP.
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Robert Busch
Studied Political Science in Frankfurt, Germany — Taught Yoga for 10 years on three different continents — Wrote three books — TheDudeExperience.com
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Ella Coriander
Pharmacist. Traveler. Yogi. Health enthusiast. Freedom seeker. Offering a different perspective on the world.
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Ed Blosch
Conversation mover. Engineer. GenX. FL-CA-AL-TX-Korea. edblosch@zoho.com
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Savannah Wallace
MA of International Studies candidate. Former US State Department contractor. Policy wonk. Support my writing: https://ko-fi.com/savdwallace
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Kevin Breidenbach
Mountain hermit turned rabble rouser. Maker of strange noises. Deeply disturbed, but not surprised. He/him. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/nivekbr
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Frances Taylor
former journalist, writer, observer activist
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KL Douglas
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Erica Rex
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Anna Murray
Anna Murray is a technology CEO and writer. Her debut novel, “Greedy Heart,” is a POPSUGAR pick for April.
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Ray Lobo
Cuban American Writer, Philosopher, Supporter of Equality and Distributive Justice
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Sal
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jude folly
jude folly explores politics, art & the human condition in essay, fiction & verse. His writings may not make you smarter, but they will make you think.
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Dr. Dion
Unbothered. Unapologetic. Unashamed.
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Moriah Rivera-Lawrence
An Oregonian writer and poet with a knack for the paintbrush and the camera.
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Harrison Harman
I love to write about the future. 3D Printing, A.I., Bio, Carbon Removal, Cultured Meat, Education, Energy, Finance, Healthcare, Longevity, Prefabs, Transport.
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Bre Sonnier-Thompson
A freelance writer in the Deep South with a deeper love of history, politics, and culture
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Shannon Prince
Lawyer. Harvard, PhD, 2018; Yale, J.D., 2017; Harvard, MA, 2014; Dartmouth, BA, 2009. Antiracism book forthcoming from Routledge.
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Liz Vincento
Law student re-discovering the joy of writing for fun. A little personal, a little political.
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Vy Nguyen
Writing on economic, equality, and foreign policy. Tweet me @VyNngn