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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 Reform U.S. Drone Policy Really Needs

September 1, 2017 Alex Humphrey

As the new administration continues to adjust U.S. national security policy to its strategy, it is essential that regulations placed on drone strikes in order to protect civilians are strengthened—not weakened—for the future.

Q&A: The Promise of Resistance in Puerto Rico

August 31, 2017

Amid the island’s worst financial crisis ever, a fiscal control board has proposed deep cuts to Puerto Rico’s university system. Here’s how students on campus are battling back.

Ripples of Hope in the Fight Against Hate

August 17, 2017 Kristen Clarke

The United States is stronger when it shares messages of inclusion, and when people of all backgrounds are welcome in their own communities and treated with respect and dignity.