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Ferguson, Missouri: Not Just an American Tragedy

August 22, 2014 | by Marc Krupanski
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Life on the Margins of China’s Economic Boom

August 8, 2014 | by Chuck Leung

The Myth of the Spanish Model of Roma Inclusion

August 27, 2014 | by Ostalinda Maya Ovalle, Anna Mirga
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Open Society Voices

Grantee Spotlight

A Photographer’s Journey Through a Changing Hong Kong

July 1, 2014 | by Annick Shen
Photographer Mark Leong, whose work appears as part of the Moving Walls 21 exhibit, aims to capture the various facets of contemporary Hong Kong in his series of lush images.

Case Watch: ECHR Says “Living Together” Justifies Ban on Full-Face Veils

July 1, 2014 | by Maxim Ferschtman, Jonathan Birchall
The court accepted that the ban was allowed to ensure the concept of “living together,” a concept criticized in a dissenting opinion as seeming “far-fetched and vague.”

Young People, Race and the Police: Finding the Remix

June 24, 2014 | by Rachel Neild
Young people from 14 cities around the world are meeting to share ideas and experiences in the struggle to end discriminatory policing.

For Roma in France, Is Climate of Intolerance Fueling Violence?

June 18, 2014 | by Violeta Naydenova
Anti-Roma talk starts at the top in France. Is it creating a climate of violence?
Grantee Spotlight

A Beacon in the Ghetto

June 17, 2014 | by Florin Botonogu
In a poverty-stricken district of Bucharest, the Alternative Education Center is helping give children the chance to create a future for themselves.

Understanding Europe’s White Working Class Communities

June 16, 2014 | by Nazia Hussain, Daniel Silver
Western Europe has undergone significant transformation over the past forty years. New research examines how these changes have impacted white working class communities.

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.

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