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End AIDS by 2030? Not at This Rate.

July 23, 2014 | by Ralf Jürgens
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How Police Can Arrest the Spread of HIV

July 18, 2014 | by Sanjay Patil

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

June 10, 2014 | by Udo Jude Ilo

Open Society Voices


On the Trail of a Mysterious Disease in Nicaragua

May 16, 2014 | by Annick Shen
Photojournalist Ed Kashi documents a deadly epidemic of kidney disease affecting sugarcane workers in Central America.

How Social Accountability Protects Health Rights

May 16, 2014 | by Jamila Headley
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 | by Suhad Bishara
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 | by Daniela Mihailova, Iva Lazarova
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 | by Joshua Lubandi
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 | by Lauren Frohne
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 | by David Hammerstein
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 | by John Collins
A new report from the London School of Economics includes calls from five Nobel laureates to end the “war on drugs.”