Anthony Barnett was the first Director of Charter 88, the campaign for constitutional reform, from 1988-95. He co-founded openDemocracy in 2001, was its first Editor and writes regularly for it. He co-directed the Convention on Modern Liberty in 2009. His books include Iron Britannia: Why Parliament Waged its Falklands War (1982), Soviet Freedom (1988), This Time - Our Constitutional Revolution (1997), Iron Britannia, Time to Take the Great out of Britain (Faber Finds edition, 2012), and Blimey, it could be Brexit! (2015).