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Alastair Sledge
@AlastairSledge /

Alastair is the Editor of The Bad Penny, he writes about politics on both sides of the Atlantic.

Joe Beaden
@Joe_Beaden /

Joe is an Associate Editor, and is currently studying Economics, History, Politics and RS at A-Level. He writes articles about international affairs, usually focussing on the Middle East and China.

Tara Sallis

Tara is an Associate Editor, and she is currently studying Politics, Chemistry and History at Sixth Form. She is a Youth Ambassador for the Liberal Democrats and she debates on the England national team.

Toby Fenton

Toby writes about history and its effects on modern politics.

Adam Eveleigh

Adam is a member of the Labour and Co-operative Parties and a first year studying Politics, Philosophy and Economics at university. When not studying, he spends his time reading and writing politics articles, arguing with people who disagree with him and sometimes canvassing.

Michael Cornacchia

Michael writes about Scottish politics.

Emily Atkinson

Emily is studying Politics, Economics and Philosophy A-Levels. She is head of her school’s debating team and mainly focuses on British politics.

Finn Beckett-Hester

Finn writes about UK politics.