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Martin Cohen

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Salies-de-Béarn, France
Editor, Philosopher and Freelancer — The Philosopher
Covers:  political philosophy, philosophy, philosophy of education, social sciences
Doesn't Cover: news, breaking

Philosophy Editor, author and freelancer - applying philosophy to everyday life (sometimes with unexpected results)

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Biography

I mainly write on philosophy and social science, with a particular interest in energy politics including Climate Change. Most of my articles relate to book projects - but journalism has always been a key way to communicate ideas, 'expose' hypocrisy and start debates

As a freelance, I've written...

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@docmartincohen — 1,642 followers, 5,645 tweets

Oct 21, 2017

Congratulations to OpenDemocracy for highlighting the cess pit that is UK politics: former-head of Saudi intelligence's secret Brexit role https://t.co/dj0DkyXDIw

Oct 21, 2017

@KateHoeyMP No need to advertise the fact that you haven't noticed yet how integrated UK business - life! - is with the rest of Europe

Oct 21, 2017

@NYtitanic1999 Twitter is made up of 2 kinds of people. Those whose views are completely unimportant… and those who have yet to realise their views are.

Oct 21, 2017

@brexitbroadcast The NAFTA plan would allow cheap imports, kill jobs, lower standards while appeal seems to be link to powerful, 'white', US

Oct 21, 2017

@Telegraph The NAFTA plan would allow cheap imports, kill jobs, lower standards -but has Freudian appeal to UK for being part of powerful, 'white', US

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How is social media changing news?

It's making news much less thoughtful, more 'instant', and I think both trends are dangerous.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Tintin

What does it mean to be a journalist?

For me the word should come attached to 'investigative'. But in my experience, journalists are passive transmitters of other people's views