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En Liang Khong

En Liang Khong is openDemocracy’s assistant editor.

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'Commons sense’: you either see it or you don’t

Some of the debates regarding agency, change and commoning that flowed through openDemocracy in 2015.

Azerbaijan’s 2016: sink or swim?

Protests have broken out in Azerbaijan against rising prices and falling living standards. Will the regime respond with anything but brute force?

The DiEM25 manifesto: Democracy in Europe Movement 2025

On 9 February, activists and arguers from across Europe gather in Berlin’s Volksbühne to launch DiEM25, a manifesto for a democratic European Union. openDemocracy's founder introduces the manifesto and explains why it is so vital for Europe today.

Donald Trump’s Russian cousins

Seeing The Donald as an isolated, ‘American’ phenomenon misses the point. 

Yanis Varoufakis, los orígenes de la crisis económica en Europa y en el mundo

acTVism Munich entrevista en este video a Yanis Varoufakis, el economista y político griego mundialmente conocido por su oposición a las políticas de austeridad de la Troika. English

The only plan B for Europe is rebuilding power for change

Europeans today are caught between a failing and undemocratic EU and equally failing and undemocratic national states. As Yanis Varoufakis prepares to launch a new movement for the democratisation of the EU, what’s the way out of the impasse?

5 ideas for hacking television

The creator of the Capital City Project lays out five principles that can be used to radically democratise television.

The Pipeline Strikes Back: the audacity of TransCanada's $15b suit against the U.S.

The political saga of the Keystone XL pipeline is like a real-life version of The Force Awakens. So why are we giving the Dark Side even more power?

Repensar el financiamiento de las ONG progresistas en Israel

Señaladas por la derecha dominante como traidoras por depender de la ayuda extranjera, las ONG liberales israelíes necesitan una base más amplia de donantes locales. Una contribución al debate de openGlobalRights, Financiamiento para los derechos humanos. English

Rethinking progressive NGO funding in Israel

Marked as traitors by the dominant Right for relying on foreign aid, Israeli liberal NGOs need a wider base of local donors. A contribution to the openGlobalRights debate, Funding for Human Rights. Español