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Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

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Turkophilia and the common life: a pledge, a bond, and a very special appeal

Exactly one hundred years to the day – the story of a British Scots-Irish family who learnt to love Turkey, of two rosaries and of a silver Koran. 

Cuando lo que se negocia es nuestra privacidad: la Ministerial de la OMC en Buenos Aires

Si los países del hemisferio Sur quieren prepararse para librar guerras de datos, deberían empezar a pensar en cómo reducir el control de las grandes compañías tecnológicas. English

Trading away our Privacy; the WTO Ministerial in Buenos Aires

If countries from the Global South want to prepare for data wars, they should start thinking about how to reduce the overwhelming control of Big Tech. Español

Forever Evo?

A court ruling authorizes the reelection of Evo Morales. The Bolivian president is looking to Argentina and Ecuador to convince himself that the "process of change" depends only on him. Español

"Ксюша, Лёша" и "список Путина": оппозиция призвала к бойкоту выборов и расширению санкционного списка

Не слушайте пропаганду. Выбор заграницы в качестве места проведения IV Форума свободной России абсолютно оправдан - на родине Форум просто не дали бы провести.

¿Evo for ever?

Un fallo judicial habilita la reelección de Evo Morales. El presidente boliviano mira a Argentina o Ecuador para convencerse de que el “proceso de cambio” depende solo de él. English

Игры на поражение

Тезис "О спорт, ты - мир" безнадежно устарел. Большой спорт, существующий на деньги налогоплательщиков и под звуки национальных гимнов, служит только вражде.

The battle between Syrian secular activists and feminists: we all lose

Yet another pushback for Syrian women to leave the public spaces for the powerful men who behave as if these spaces are their ownership.

Libyan outrage: slavery or borders?

A recent CNN video of an apparent ‘slave auction’ in Libya has caused horror on social media, but the term slavery hides the European migration policies leading to such abuse.

Мәскәү Татарстанны телсез калдырды

Татар теленә бәрелү- соңгы ел эчендә Мәскәү ягыннан беренче генә бәрелү түгел. RU, English