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Sep
26
2016
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Book Launch—Five Ideas to Fight For: How Our Freedom Is Under Threat and Why It Matters (audio)(video)
Leading human rights lawyer Anthony Lester discusses his new book, which presents a powerful account of what’s needed to protect our hard-won rights and freedoms.
Sep
22
2016
Can Universal Basic Income Eradicate Poverty?

Andy Stern discusses his recently published book, which investigates the current and projected state of the labor economy as emerging technologies push us toward a future with fewer overall jobs.

Location:

Reginald F. Lewis Museum, 830 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

Sep
19
2016
Reception for Ebola Through the Lens

Join us at the Open Society Foundations office for a reception for the photography exhibit Ebola Through the Lens in advance of its New York debut at Photoville.

Sep
14
2016
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Book Launch: How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything (audio)(video)

Rosa Brooks discusses her new book, which examines what happens when the ancient boundary between war and peace is erased.

Sep
12
2016
Why Transformation Is Taking Such a Long Time in India and the Role that Art Can Play (audio)

How artists, environmentalists, conservationists, and political actors are contributing to the revitalization of the city of Varanasi.

Jul
27
2016
Book Launch: The End of White Christian America (video)

A discussion of a new book exploring how demographic shifts are changing America.

Jul
25
2016
Roundtable with Finalists for Executive Secretary of Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (video)

As the Inter-American Commission prepared to elect a new executive secretary, this roundtable offered a rare opportunity to hear from the candidates themselves and engage in a moderated discussion with civil society.

Jul
25
2016
Finalistas al Cargo de Secretario(a) Ejecutivo(a) de Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (video)

Mientras la Comisión Interamericana se preparaba para elegir a su nuevo Secretario Ejecutivo, esas charlas presentaron una oportunidad de escuchar a los candidato(a)s y de participar en una discusión con la sociedad civil.

Jul
14
2016
Fueling Economic Advancement and Empowerment Through Land Rights (audio)

This discussion examines the importance of land rights to open society priorities, how land rights create a foundation for other interventions, and the opportunities and challenges facing a growing land rights movement.

Jul
13
2016
Punishing the Poor: Opening Reception for #unconvicted

In the United States, nearly all arrested people are required to pay cash bail in order to be released from jail before trial, yet more than three in five inmates remain behind bars because they cannot afford to pay.

Location:

The Living Well, 2443 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218

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