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The World Must Learn from Hong Kong’s Example

October 18, 2017 Matthew Wilson, Joy Chia

While many policymakers work to control heroin dependence, Hong Kong stands out. A new report explains why—and offers lessons to public officials hoping to follow its example.

What’s in Your Drinking Water? Too Many People Still Don’t Know

October 2, 2017 Elizabeth Moses

This year’s International Right to Know Day was a reminder that despite the progress that’s been made, far too many people still don’t know the basic information they need to keep themselves and their loved ones healthy.

Sri Lanka’s New Right-to-Information Law Could Save Lives

August 9, 2017 Binaifer Nowrojee

For too long, government secrets held Sri Lanka’s democracy back. Now, the law is already shifting power back where it belongs—in the hands of the people.