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Sep
26
2013
Building Inclusive Communities: Practical and Local Initiatives to Promote Migrant Integration (audio)

Panelists discuss how to build inclusive communities at a time of economic strain and heated national debate on immigration.

Sep
19
2013
From the Frontlines of LGBTI Rights Advocacy in Russia, Ukraine, and Georgia (audio)

The discussion focuses on on-the-ground dynamics and how advocates can best support the struggle for human rights in these countries.

Sep
17
2013
Judicial Independence in Guatemala: A Conversation with Guatemalan Supreme Court Justice César Barrientos (audio)

Justice Barrientos and U.S. Ambassador for War Crimes Stephen Rapp discuss the rule of law in Guatemala, where courts recently issued, and then overturned, the first domestic genocide conviction of a former head of state.

Sep
13
2013
Ungrievable Lives and Unintended Consequences: Pakistan, the U.S., and the “War on Terror” (audio)

How has Pakistan experienced the “war on terror”? What have been the long-term implications of that war for the human rights of ordinary Pakistanis?

Sep
12
2013
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The American Way of Poverty (audio)

Sasha Abramsky and Bob Herbert discuss Abramsky’s new book, The American Way of Poverty: How the Other Half Still Lives. The book explores stories of people struggling to survive the country’s rising economic inequality.

Jul
30
2013
Brazil’s Vinegar Revolt (audio)

Denis Mizne discusses how recent mass protests in Brazil fit into the wider wave of social protest movements around the world and what they mean for Brazil’s internal political processes.

Jul
24
2013
Managing Illicit Economies in East Africa (audio)

Open Society Fellow Vanda Felbab-Brown discusses her research on illicit economies including logging, wildlife poaching, human trafficking, the drug trade, and maritime piracy.

Jul
24
2013
Rumble Young Man, Rumble III

Leaders in the mentoring field gathered to collaborate on strategies to close the mentoring gap for black boys in America.

Location:

Louisville, KY

Jul
10
2013
Incarceration Generation

The Justice Policy Institute and Open Society Institute–Baltimore host a discussion of a new book illuminating the impact of mass incarceration on the United States.

Jul
10
2013
Mass Surveillance and the U.S. National Security Agency (audio)

This discussion explores recent revelations about the U.S. National Security Agency’s surveillance programs.

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