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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

Uber and Workers’ Rights in the New Economy

July 2, 2015 by Jon Liss

A recent ruling that declared an Uber driver an employee of the ride-share company highlights how new economy workers are being regulated by old economy laws.

Two Years After the Voting Rights Act Was Gutted, We Need It More Than Ever

July 1, 2015 by Julie Fernandes, Dana Paikowsky

Restoring this crucial piece of legislation is at least as important as taking down the Confederate flag.

Want to Stop Police Violence? Establish an Independent Investigative Institution.

June 26, 2015 by Katalin Szarvas, Erin Neff 2

Civil society is attempting to take police accountability into their own hands by demanding independent investigative institutions.