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A General’s Guide to Building Open Societies

January 29, 2015 | by Chris Stone
Crowd in plaza

What Colombia Can Teach France About Political Cartoons

January 28, 2015 | by Maria Teresa Ronderos

Five Years After Citizens United, Signs of a Backlash

January 27, 2015 | by Sarah Knight

Open Society Voices

Voices from the White Working Class Community in Manchester

June 16, 2014 | by Nazia Hussain

Marginalization—be it economic, political, social, or cultural—is not a phenomenon reserved for minority communities. Segments of the majority can be disenfranchised and excluded too.

Beware an Uncertain Dawn in the Dominican Republic

June 13, 2014 | by Julia Harrington Reddy

A new law supposedly creates a pathway to citizenship for thousands of Dominicans of Haitian descent, after years of discrimination. But it has fundamental flaws.

Disability Is No Longer Invisible in Mongolia

June 12, 2014 | by Gerelmaa Amgaabazar, Kate Lapham

Data on people with disabilities, an essential tool for addressing the challenges they face, has long been scarce in Mongolia. That's beginning to change.

An App for Honest Elections in Kosovo

June 12, 2014 | by Luan Shllaku

A citizens watchdog platform aimed to deter fraud and increase voter confidence in a recent election in Kosovo.

Grantee Spotlight

A People’s Court, Live and On the Air in Nigeria

June 10, 2014 | by Udo Jude Ilo

In a country where institutions of accountability are grossly incapacitated, one radio program is proving an effective means of justice for ordinary Nigerians.

How to Protect Migrant Workers in Nepal

June 10, 2014 | by Elizabeth Frantz

Nepali migrants are routinely cheated and forced into debt by recruitment agents. How can existing justice mechanisms be used to hold them accountable?

Delivering Access to Justice in the Mountains of Pakistan

June 9, 2014 | by Lotta Teale

Two young women talk about their decision to train as community-based paralegals in Chitral, on Pakistan's remote northern border with Afghanistan.

A Deeper Look at Europe’s Election Results

June 6, 2014 | by Heather Grabbe

How will the populist surge affect European politics? What can supporters of tolerance and diversity do?

In Malawi Elections, Civil Society Helps Boost Credibility

June 4, 2014 | by Ozias Tungwarara

In the wake of the May 20 presidential election in Malawi, the big question is: Did citizens get the government and leaders they deserve?

A (Text) Message for Democracy

June 4, 2014 | by Luan Shllaku

Why rely solely on official observers to monitor thousands of polling stations when you can empower the entire citizenry to do so?

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