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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

Changing Places: A Former Prosecutor on the Grand Jury

February 25, 2015 by James Goldston

After serving on a Grand Jury in Brooklyn, New York, a former federal prosecutor reflects on the experience, and sees a need for reform.

A Striking Defeat for U.S. Government’s Anti-Prostitution Pledge

February 24, 2015 by Sebastian Krueger

A U.S. federal court has found that the free speech rights of American public health organizations don’t stop at the border.

Ending the War on Women

February 24, 2015 by Nancy Northup 7

What the Center for Reproductive Rights is doing to stop legislators from undermining a woman’s right to choose.

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Open Society Jobs

Deadline: March 4, 2015
Washington, D.C.
Deadline: March 6, 2015
New York
Deadline: March 6, 2015