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In the United States, the Open Society Foundations aim to nurture the development of a society that allows all people to participate equitably in political, economic, and cultural life; encourages diverse opinions and critical debate; protects human rights; and promotes broadly shared prosperity and security.

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Open Society Voices

Lessons for Ferguson from 4,000 Miles Away

November 25, 2014 by Allison Brown

Following the police shooting of a young man near London three years ago, a documentary film about the tragedy helped one community heal.

Documenting the Human Cost of U.S. Immigration Policy

November 18, 2014 by Chuck Leung 1

Photographer Brandon Thibodeaux discusses his visit to the Texas–Mexico border region to document the growing human cost of U.S. immigration policy.

Lapdogs vs. Watchdogs: State Advertising and Media

November 18, 2014 by Mark Thompson, Marius Dragomir

In many countries, governments reward loyal media with millions in advertising revenue and, in doing so, stifle critical information.

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