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About David Hayes
David Hayes is a co-founder of openDemocracy. He has written textbooks on human rights and terrorism, and was a contributor to Town and Country (Jonathan Cape, 1998). His work has been published in PN Review, the Irish Times, El Pais, the Iran Times International, the Canberra Times, the Scotsman, the New Statesman and The Absolute Game.
He has edited five print collections of material from the openDemocracy website, including Europe and Islam; Turkey: Writers, Politics, and Free Speech; and Europe: Visions, Realities, Futures. He is the editor of Fred Halliday's Political Journeys - the openDemocracy Essays (Saqi, 2011)
Articles by David Hayes
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En Liang Khong is openDemocracy’s assistant editor.
No to TTIP
Tom Nairn, born on 2 June 1932, is one of the world’s great thinkers about nationalism and globalisation. His radical, vigorous, and incisive work continues to ignite and provoke. openDemocracy contributors salute a friend and colleague.
(This article was first published on 4 June 2007 under the headline "The world and Scotland too: Tom Nairn at 75")
Cornelius Cardew, born on 7 May 1936, became one of the most influential and original modernist English composers of his generation. His sudden death on 12 December 1981 left an immense body of creative work and a huge vacuum in the lives of his contemporaries, but also the sense of a promise unfulfilled. On what would have been his 75th birthday, some who knew and worked with Cardew - Keith Rowe, Eddie Prevost, Robert Wyatt, and the composer's biographer John Tilbury - reflect on a protean figure.
(This article was first published on 13 December 2007)
On 17 April 1975, Khmer Rouge soldiers entered Phnom Penh to force Cambodia’s people into a nightmare lasting almost four years.
(This article was first published on 17 April 2003)
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