A lunchtime conversation about James Foreman Jr.'s acclaimed new book on race and criminal justice, which traces the zero-tolerance approach to crime and drugs back to some unlikely origins.
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Svitlana Zalishchuk, a Maidan activist and now a parliamentarian in the Rada, discusses challenges reformers face in creating a “New Ukraine” in the context of war in the Eastern part of the country.
Pivot Legal Society’s Katrina Pacey and Adrienne Smith discuss how the organization is advancing rights in Canada through litigation and advocacy.
Drug courts, presented as an alternative to incarceration, are themselves controversial and problematic. Do these mandatory, court-supervised drug treatment programs hold up to scrutiny?
A panel honors the contributions of Dr. Clyde Snow, who pioneered the critically important use of forensic anthropology in investigating human rights abuses.
Synthesizing lessons from three movements—disability rights, workers’ rights, and global health—three Open Society Fellows explore strategies and tactics potentially applicable across a range of issue areas.
Human Rights Center of the Mountain Tlachinollan provides updates concerning the case of the 43 students from Ayotzinapa who were kidnapped and are presumed to have been murdered in Iguala.
Peter Pomerantsev, Michael Weiss, and Rabab El Mahdi discuss the deployment of propaganda and mis/disinformation in Russia and Egypt.