A conversation about how darknet markets, or “cryptomarkets,” are changing the way that people buy, sell, use, and make drugs around the world
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Scott Horton discusses his new book, Lords of Secrecy, which explores national security debates including the turn to private security contractors, sweeping surveillance methods, and the use of robotic weapons such as drones.
As part of the global tour of the photography exhibition Exiled to Nowhere: Burma’s Rohingya, this discussion focuses on the challenges and intolerance facing ethnic minorities in Burma.
This discusion explores the Indian government’s increasing regulation of NGOs and its ramifications for civil society.
As EU policymakers prepare for the Eastern Partnership Summit in Riga, the Open Society European Policy Institute launches a new report about the EU’s role and influence regarding countries in the region.
The White House, Pentagon, State Department, and Congress have all supported increased assistance to foreign military forces as a key component of U.S. strategy, including for counterterrorism. Is it working?
Harsh Mander discusses the tension between economic liberalization and a rights-based approach to development and governance in India.
Philip Howard, professor of technology and international affairs, will present his latest book, Pax Technica: How the Internet of Things May Set Us Free or Lock Us Up, followed by an open discussion.
Watch and discuss a new documentary about six African grandmothers who, despite stigma and abuse, care for children orphaned by AIDS. In 2013 they traveled to Canada to give powerful testimony to a landmark people’s tribunal.
Open Society grantees discuss the context of racially charged troubles in Ferguson, Missouri, and current prospects for change.