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Healing the Wounds in Ferguson and Staten Island

December 19, 2014 | by Kenneth H. Zimmerman, Damon Hewitt

Kyrgyzstan’s New Anti-Gay Law Is Even Worse than Russia’s

December 17, 2014 | by Syinat Sultanalieva

Open Society Voices

How Social Accountability Protects Health Rights

May 16, 2014

Social accountability initiatives mobilize citizens to protect their right to health, and they yield real results.

For EU Voters, a Digital Matchmaker

May 16, 2014 | by Leonie van Tongeren
Confused about who to vote for? Try voting advice applications—online tools that match voters with political parties and candidates.
Grantee Spotlight

Demolishing a Bedouin Village to Build an Israeli Town

May 15, 2014

The Israeli government plans to displace the Bedouin community of Umm el-Hieran. But the circumstances under which the Bedouin first arrived in the area lend their predicament a terrible absurdity.

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.
Grantee Spotlight

Mobilizing Roma Voters in Bulgaria

May 15, 2014

Two advocates in Bulgaria describe their efforts to build a free and fair election process for Roma.

Let South Sudan Learn from South Africa

May 14, 2014

In South Sudan, as in post-apartheid South Africa, leadership calls for sacrificing personal and ethnic interest for national unity, peace, and development.

Grantee Spotlight

After an Economic Crisis, Modern-Day Greek Ruins

May 12, 2014

Photographer Nikos Pilos documents the wreckage of Greece’s industrial zone in the wake of the financial crisis.

EU Shines Light on Shadowy World of Clinical Drug Trial Data

May 12, 2014
Surprisingly, we don't really know much about the effectiveness of many of our medicines. Now, a new EU regulation could help us peek behind the drug companies' curtain.

The Drug War Doesn’t Add Up, Say Nobel Economists

May 9, 2014
A new report from the London School of Economics includes calls from five Nobel laureates to end the “war on drugs.”
Grantee Spotlight

Pakistani Law Helps Victims of Conflict, Sets Precedent

May 9, 2014 | by Javed Rezayee, Christopher Rogers

More than 30,000 civilians have been killed in Pakistan since the September 11, 2001, attacks. Finally, there is a model for how their families can be compensated.