Economic and Fiscal Policy During Germany’s Green Transformation
The green transformation of Germany’s economy has become the key theme for their upcoming general election. In this event, academics and policymakers debate the economic policies that will shape the election.
Who Polices the Police?
Speakers from South and North America, Africa, and Eurasia discuss progress and challenges documented in the recent publication Who Polices the Police? The Role of Independent Agencies in Criminal Investigations of State Agents.
Sermon Series: 50th Anniversary of the War on Drugs
Faith leaders across the United States will mark the 50th anniversary of America’s failed war on drugs with a series of sermons memorializing the victims and affirming that people who use drugs are deserving of life, dignity, and rights.
50 Years of the Failed Drug War and its Consequences in Latin America: A Conversation with Former President of Mexico Ernesto Zedillo
The drug war has been disastrous for Latin America, creating waves of violence and human rights violations. Former president of Mexico Ernesto Zedillo talks to Open Society’s Kasia Malinowska calling for a rethink of our global drug policy.
Priorities in the German Federal Election: Foreign Policy
What are the foreign policy priorities of major political parties in Germany? This discussion will explore their perspectives on issues including European integration, security alliances, and post-pandemic international cooperation.
Who Believes in Conspiracy Myths?
A new study provides insights into how widespread COVID-19 conspiracy myths are in Germany. The results will be discussed by experts from academia, civil society, and the media.
Book Launch—Immigration Matters: Visions, Strategies, and Movements for a Progressive Future
Amaha Kassa, Cecilia Muñoz, and Mae Ngai discuss a new book about immigration in the United States, and policies that can remediate the recent harms done to immigrant workers and communities, with editors Deepak Bhargava and Ruth Milkman.
Quality Education for Climate Action
Lorenzo Fioramonti and Jhannel C. Tomlinson discuss why building a climate-literate population, through school and university curricula and civic engagement, is crucial for reducing inequality and protecting the natural world.
Drug Use for Grown-Ups: A Conversation with Carl Hart
In his new book, Drug Use for Grown-Ups, Carl Hart challenges popular notions of recreational drugs and argues that the criminalization of drug use has been more harmful for Americans than the drugs themselves.
Raising Voices: Empowering Female Farmers in Drug Crop Cultivation Areas
Women living in drug crop cultivation areas play an important role in ensuring the sustainability of rural households, but structural barriers and the consequences of illicit drug economies continue to constrain them. Hear their stories.
Book Launch—More Than Ready: Be Strong and Be You... and Other Lessons for Women of Color on the Rise
Former Obama White House official and current Open Society-U.S. Advisory Board chair Cecilia Muñoz discusses her new book, which shares insights from her career as well as the careers of other notable women of color.
Book Launch—The Sum of Us
Heather McGhee discusses her new book, which examines the economic centrality of racism in the United States, with Carmen Rojas and Tom Perriello.