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Ending Mass Incarceration

November 7, 2014 | by Chris Stone
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Open Society Voices

Can the Internet Save Itself?

September 10, 2014 | by Laleh Ispahani

The open internet is an essential condition of full and equal participation in the public sphere. This is why digital-rights groups, internet companies, and activists are uniting to protect net neutrality.

Grantee Spotlight

In South Africa, a Lesson in Equality 40 Years in the Making

September 9, 2014 | by Hugh McLean

In South Africa, 75 percent of the country’s young people are in poorly performing and under-resourced schools, perpetuating a system of social and economic inequality. One grassroots movement is working to change this.

Investing in Roma-Led Change

September 8, 2014 | by Zeljko Jovanovic

To make a real difference, the leadership of Roma NGOs must be more open, democratic, and accountable to Roma communities.

No Summer Break: Repression in and around Russia Has Been Heating Up

September 8, 2014 | by Viorel Ursu

The large-scale crises we see around the world today began with the kind of arrests, censorship, and everyday repression happening in Russia and the surrounding region.

Grantee Spotlight

These Roma Students Make Better Physicians than Musicians

September 2, 2014 | by Sebastian Krueger

Recasting the image of Roma and promoting inclusion are goals of a unique scholarship program for Roma medical students. In Romania, a creative campaign led by these scholars took to the streets of Bucharest.

What Does Independent Journalism Look Like in the Digital Age?

September 2, 2014 | by Marius Dragomir, Mark Thompson

Journalists and media organizations can find themselves repressed because of inadequate or deliberately repressive policy. Mapping Digital Media examines the situation in 56 countries.

Juvenile Life Without Parole

August 29, 2014

Some 2,500 minors in the United States were thrown behind bars with no chance of release. A new documentary highlights their plight—and demands that society do better.

Q&A

Lessons from the White Working Class Community in Stockholm

August 28, 2014 | by Antonia Zafeiri

The municipality of Botkyrka was the focus of an Open Society report on white working class communities in Stockholm. The report’s authors discuss how majority Swedes experience Sweden’s demographic change.

The Myth of the Spanish Model of Roma Inclusion

August 27, 2014 | by Ostalinda Maya Ovalle

Spain is held up as a model of Roma inclusion in Europe. The real story isn’t so simple.

Ferguson, Missouri: Not Just an American Tragedy

August 22, 2014 | by Marc Krupanski

Around the world, young people of color bear the brunt of racial discrimination by police officers. But they can also help us find ways to end it.

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