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Ending Mass Incarceration

November 7, 2014 | by Chris Stone
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Open Society Voices

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In France, a University for Political Engagement

April 9, 2014 | by Clara Grosset

How do you engage people in democratic processes? L’Université du Citoyen is encouraging political participation in a time of high voter abstention and distrust.

Money and Politics in America: The View from Overseas

April 8, 2014 | by Ivan Krastev

The overwhelming majority of Americans want to see the influence of money in politics curbed. Why has the opposite happened?

Turning the Tide Against Torture

April 8, 2014 | by Amrit Singh

President Obama can declassify a long-awaited report written by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on the CIA's rendition, interrogation, and detention program.

Three Ways to Build Upon Roma Progress

April 8, 2014 | by George Soros

The Roma have made progress, but there is much more to be done. These programs with a proven track record can improve on current conditions.

Civil Society and the Future of Ukraine

April 8, 2014

In Ukraine, people who were once apathetic about politics now believe in themselves and their power to change their country. This is a rare opportunity, and we must seize it now.

Grantee Spotlight

Where an Open Society Scholarship Can Take You

April 8, 2014

Open Society Scholarships alumni Corina Ajder of Moldova and Khatuna Ioselani of Georgia discuss the impact their scholarships have had on their career choices and beyond.

Keep the Spirit of the Maidan Alive

April 7, 2014 | by George Soros

We are witnessing the birth of a new Ukraine—with a limitless future made possible by people willing to sacrifice their lives for their country. But realizing that future won't be easy.

Guatemalan Judge Faces Retaliation over Role in Genocide Trial

April 7, 2014 | by Emi MacLean

Judge Yassmin Barrios presided over the genocide trial of Guatemala's former dictator Efrain Rios Montt. Now she is under attack by his allies.

Understanding Identity: Muslims in the Netherlands

April 7, 2014

Ahead of the EU elections in May, one Dutch organization is looking to answer questions about the Muslim community’s place in Europe.

Improving the Rights of Roma in Italy

April 7, 2014

An Italian campaign is calling for the closure of “nomad” camps where Roma people are forced to live.

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