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End AIDS by 2030? Not at This Rate.

July 23, 2014 | by Ralf Jürgens
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Life on the Margins of China’s Economic Boom

August 8, 2014 | by Chuck Leung

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Understanding Ferguson

August 19, 2014 | by Allison Brown
Understanding the root causes of crises like the one taking place in Ferguson, Missouri, is the first step toward preventing them.

Abuse of Kids in Prison: We’ve Been Here Before

August 8, 2014 | by Nell Bernstein
A report on guards beating youths at New York’s Rikers Island jail is just the latest evidence that America desperately needs a new approach to juvenile detention.

Tell the Truth About CIA Torture

August 6, 2014 | by Stephen Rickard
With the likely release of the Senate report on CIA torture this fall, all of us will have the chance to understand what happened and to make sure that it never happens again.
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We Can’t Arrest Our Way Out of the Drug Problem

July 30, 2014 | by Lauren Frohne
Sending people to prison for low-level, nonviolent drug offenses doesn’t work. That’s why the Seattle Police Department launched an innovative program that offers treatment instead of jail time.
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Taking a Closer Look at Surveillance Culture Through Photography

July 28, 2014 | by Yukiko Yamagata
A new exhibit explores how photography has been used both as an instrument of surveillance and as a tool to document, expose, and challenge the impact of surveillance on basic freedoms.

After More Than a Decade, the Truth About CIA Torture in Poland

July 24, 2014 | by Amrit Singh
The European Court of Human Rights sent a clear message that abuses perpetrated by the CIA will not be tolerated in modern Europe, and those who perpetrate them will be held accountable.
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What Difference Can a Soros Justice Fellow Make?

July 20, 2014 | by Adam Culbreath
The U.S. criminal justice system is in urgent need of reform. But what can one person do? Take a look at a few outstanding individuals who are advancing a fairer, more sensible justice system.

U.S. Must Prove Its Commitment to Human Rights in Central Asia

May 20, 2014 | by Judith Mazdra
The U.S. government must deliverer clearer and more emphatic messages in support of human rights in Central Asia.

How Do You Quantify Hope for Black Men and Boys?

May 15, 2014 | by Shawn Dove
When it comes to support for initiatives focused on improving life outcomes for black males in America, where should we go from here? A new report offers answers.

What the Leahy Law Means for Human Rights

April 24, 2014 | by Lora Lumpe
The Leahy Law prevents U.S. assistance from going to foreign military units suspected of committing human rights violations.

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