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Inside Ferguson’s October Protests

October 15, 2014 | by Terrance Pitts

Ukraine Needs Decentralization, Done Right

October 15, 2014 | by Vladyslav Galushko, Yaryna Zhurba

Open Society Voices

Q&A

Clearing a Path to Justice in Nigeria

September 29, 2014

In Nigeria, nearly 70 percent of prisoners have not been convicted; detainees spend an average of over three years awaiting trial. A photographer investigates this vast waste of human life.

Grantee Spotlight

A Small Tax That Could Add Up to Huge Gains for Public Health

September 25, 2014 | by Heather R. Benjamin

A financial transactions tax is one of the few ways to generate new money for public health in sufficient quantity to make a real difference. Here’s how it works.

Mexico’s Federal Prosecutor Must End Secrecy over San Fernando Massacres

September 25, 2014 | by Emi MacLean

Under Mexico’s new information laws, the federal prosecutors are not allowed to keep files on human rights abuses secret.

License to Deceive? A Big Drug Company’s Smokescreen on Hepatitis C

September 24, 2014 | by Azzi Momenghalibaf

What’s really driving the pharmaceutical giant Gilead to issue a license for generic copies of its superstar drug? Profit.

Time to Close the Circle: Development Needs Justice

September 23, 2014 | by James Goldston

UN member states are launching negotiations on global development goals for 2015-30. It is time to include targets for justice.

Migrant Destitution Is Not the Answer to the Welfare Question

September 23, 2014

A new study shows what increasingly restrictive welfare systems are doing to migrant children and their families in two European cities.

Why Your Voting Rights Matter More Than Ever

September 23, 2014

Today is National Voter Registration Day. With voting rights under assault, it’s more important than ever to put democracy into action.

Q&A

For Chechen Women, Modesty is the New Normal

September 19, 2014 | by Yukiko Yamagata

Photographer Diana Markosian traveled to Chechnya to explore what it means to come of age as a young woman living under an increasingly repressive regime.

Will the United States Lead or Follow on International Drug Reform?

September 19, 2014 | by Kasia Malinowska-Sempruch

A new U.S. drug czar should put his office’s weight behind international drug policy reform now. Whether he will is an open question.

Success Starts in the Classroom for Somalis in Leicester

September 17, 2014

Somali pupils in Leicester—host to one of the largest UK Somali communities—have demonstrated the biggest improvement in school attainment among many minorities. This is a testament to the city’s integration success story.

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