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Anticorruption

Anticorruption

The Open Society Foundations are working to secure legal remedies for bribery, the theft of public assets, and money laundering arising from the exploitation of natural resources.

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Prison and Persecution in Turkmenistan

This discussion looks at the condition of human rights in Turkmenistan, one of the world’s most repressive and least transparent countries.

Briefing Paper
When “Trust but Verify” Is Not Enough: Continued Pressure Is Needed to End Forced Labor in Uzbekistan

The United States and the international community must continue to pressure Uzbekistan to stop forced labor practices to harvest cotton.

Voices
In Leviathan, a World Governed by Unwritten Rules

Critics see the Oscar-nominated film as a cautionary tale of corruption, but the forces depicted in Leviathan are far more insidious.

Voices
A General’s Guide to Building Open Societies

General Balananda Sharma of the Nepalese Army, who led the demobilization of combatants after Nepal’s civil war, offers a roadmap for other countries trying to do the same.

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Stalin/Putin: Geopolitics, Power, Ideas  

Stephen Kotkin and Bill Keller discuss Stalin’s history and how its reading could shed light on the public and political life of Putin’s Russia.

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Solving Wicked Problems: Lessons on Systems Change from Diverse Fields  

Synthesizing lessons from three movements—disability rights, workers’ rights, and global health—three Open Society Fellows explore strategies and tactics potentially applicable across a range of issue areas.

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Senior Legal Officer
Open Society Foundations–New York, Open Society Justice Initiative

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This discussion looks at the condition of human rights in Turkmenistan, one of the world’s most repressive and least transparent countries.