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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

Five Years After Citizens United, Signs of a Backlash

January 27, 2015 by Sarah Knight

A coalition of unlikely allies is forming to oppose the free flow of dark money in political campaigns.

Why Selma Matters

January 16, 2015 by Allison Brown 2

The release of the Oscar-nominated film about the civil rights movement reminds us why the arts are so integral to our ongoing struggle for justice.

Healing the Wounds in Ferguson and Staten Island

December 19, 2014 by Kenneth H. Zimmerman, Damon Hewitt 1

The Open Society Foundations are investing $2.9 million to support community groups working to promote law enforcement accountability and help build a national database on police behavior.

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New York
Deadline: February 6, 2015
Baltimore
Deadline: February 6, 2015
New York
Deadline: February 13, 2015