Open Society Needs Defending December 28, 2016 Open societies are in crisis, and various forms of closed societies – from fascist dictatorships to mafia states – are on the rise. Because elected leaders failed to meet voters’ legitimate expectations and aspirations, electorates have become disenchanted with the prevailing versions of democracy and capitalism. Those who believe that the EU needs to be saved in order to be reinvented must do whatever they can to bring about a better outcome. https://www.project-syndicate.org/onpoint/open-society-needs-defending-by-george-soros-2016-12 (Emphasis mine). Fascinating read! "Open Society" has a nice ring to it. What does that term even mean? "Whatever they can" sounds fairly unlimited. His net worth is estimated at 24.9 Billion USD. He will be peachy fine no matter how much demographics do or don't change in the West. Me and mine, salt of the earth types, live in a very different reality. We can't just up and move to Canada or Switzerland or Australia. I am interested to gain more knowledge and wisdom about what George Soros hopes will happen in the coming years/decades.