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Ending the War on Women

February 24, 2015 | by Nancy Northup
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Have You Been Spied On? Here’s How to Find Out.

February 19, 2015 | by Eric King

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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.

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Ending the War on Women

February 24, 2015 | by Nancy Northup

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

Have You Been Spied On? Here’s How to Find Out.

February 19, 2015 | by Eric King

A landmark court ruling will allow citizens to search for their personal information in the files of Britain’s intelligence agency.

The Role of the Internet in Building Just and Open Societies

February 11, 2015 | by Chris Stone

The Open Society Foundations and others are making a public commitment to work towards an internet that is built, used, and governed in ways that allow everyone to access it and benefit from its potential.

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

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

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.

The Lasting Campaign for Black Male Achievement

December 17, 2014 | by Kenneth H. Zimmerman

Over six years after the Open Society Foundations launched the Campaign for Black Male Achievement, the initiative is spinning off as an independent organization.

Police Shootings Aren’t the Only Way the Justice System Fails Youth

December 10, 2014 | by Luisa Taveras

Young people of color face particularly long odds when dealing with courts and police, from sexual abuse in prison to cops assuming they’re guilty until proven innocent.

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