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In the United States, the Open Society Foundations aim to nurture the development of a society that allows all people to participate equitably in political, economic, and cultural life; encourages diverse opinions and critical debate; protects human rights; and promotes broadly shared prosperity and security.

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Open Society Voices

Reframing the Blame for the War on Drugs

May 10, 2019 Louise Vincent

The war on drugs is better understood as a war on people. To stop this useless and unjust destruction, we must change how we think—and talk—about people who use drugs.

Open Arms in Eastern Kentucky

April 16, 2019 Zachary Turk, Emily Grubb

Through filmmaking and community building, Open Society Youth Fellow Oakley Fugate is creating space for young LGBTI people in Appalachia.

No State Accountability for North Carolina Contractor Who Helped CIA Torture

December 13, 2018 Catherine Read

While far too much of the CIA’s activities during the presidency of George W. Bush remains hidden from the public, a new report helps to fill the gap by taking a closer look at North Carolina’s involvement.

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