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Open Society Voices

April 21, 2014 | by Anna Mirga | 2 comments

With sustained support, activists can steer public discourse to be less about “the Roma problem” and more about the value of the Roma people.

April 10, 2014 | by Zeljko Jovanovic | 3 comments

In Italy today, the Roma face a level of racism and bigotry that would have been familiar to Italian immigrants to the United States over a century ago.

October 26, 2013 | by Zeljko Jovanovic | 4 comments

Collective guilt, vigilante justice, and the scapegoating of entire ethnic groups have no place in an open society.