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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.

Open Society Voices

Democracy Is More Than Just Holding Elections

April 11, 2014 by Lauren Frohne 2

Wouldn’t you like to give those in power a report card? This is what citizen engagement looks like, and it’s possible for all of us, according to John Gaventa, head of the Coady International Institute.

How to Stop Overdose Deaths in New York

April 10, 2014 by Roxanne Saucier 1

New York has announced big news in the battle against drug overdose deaths. But is it enough?

Money and Politics in America: The View from Overseas

April 8, 2014 by Ivan Krastev

The overwhelming majority of Americans want to see the influence of money in politics curbed. Why has the opposite happened?

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