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The Team

David Clark – Editor
David is the founder and editor of Shifting Grounds.  He previously worked as special adviser to Robin Cook at the Foreign Office 1997-2001. David has written for a wide range of publications and is a regular guest on television and radio talking about domestic politics and foreign policy. He is chair of the Russia Foundation and a senior research associate at the Foreign Policy Centre. He tweets from @david_k_clark.

Dan Holden - Deputy Editor 
Dan Holden joined Shifting Grounds from Left Foot Forward and contributed to other publications including the New Statesman, the Independent and the Huffington Post amongst other outlets. He tweets from @DanSHolden.

Molly ConisbeeContributing Editor
Molly is the co-founder of Bread, Print and Roses, a collaborative pamphleteering, walking and radical baking enterprise. She has also worked for the new economics foundation, IPPR, and in a variety of local government and health policy and public affairs roles.