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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

The Need for Action on Policing and Racial Justice after Baton Rouge

July 18, 2016 Chris Stone 36

Peaceful protests are the opposite of violence, not the cause of violence.

Obama’s New Drone Policy Is a Step Forward for Transparency

July 15, 2016 Toby Shepard 4

The estimates of how many people have been killed by U.S. drones since 2009 will allow the American public to ask better questions about the uses and limitations of this new technology.

Documenting Racial Disparities in Police Use of Force

July 12, 2016 Phillip Abita Goff 5

Recent police shootings demand a hard analysis of the intersections where race and law enforcement meet.

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Director of US Programs
Open Society Foundations–New York, U.S. Programs