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Ending Mass Incarceration

November 7, 2014 | by Chris Stone
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Open Society Voices

How Illicit Financial Flows Drain African Economies

April 21, 2014

Billions of dollars have been secretly plundered from African economies in recent decades, resulting in missed development opportunities, increased poverty, and continued injustice.

At the UN, New Voices Call for an End to the Drug War

April 18, 2014

More governments around the world are pushing for drug policies that respect human rights, promote public health, and reduce crime.

Tackling Corruption in Armenia with High- and Low-Tech Tools

April 15, 2014

A government watchdog in Armenia is using data generated by ink and paper to fight corruption in the media.

Remembering Peter Bell

April 15, 2014 | by Chris Stone

Peter Bell, who died on April 4, may have done more to shape American philanthropy over the last five decades than perhaps any of his contemporaries.

Grantee Spotlight

Democracy Is More Than Just Holding Elections

April 11, 2014

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 Ensure Free and Fair Elections in Guinea

April 11, 2014

If preparations are not made for its next presidential election, Guinea risks falling back into instability, violence, and economic losses.

Q&A

How to Stop Overdose Deaths in New York

April 10, 2014

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

When Italians Were the Ones Being Called “Dirty Beggars”

April 10, 2014 | by Zeljko Jovanovic

In Italy today, the Roma face a level of racism and bigotry that would have been familiar to Italian immigrants to the United States over a century ago.

Writing Ukraine’s Next Chapter

April 9, 2014

Author Andrei Kourkov decided to write a book about Ukraine. Then November 21 happened, and everything changed.

Does Digital Media Mean Better Media?

April 9, 2014 | by Marius Dragomir

From Montenegro to Nicaragua to China to Egypt, has digital media improved access to good-quality journalism?

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