A U.S. federal court has struck down a state congressional map for being too partisan. A cutting-edge method for measuring gerrymandering’s effects helps explain why.
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An ambitious effort is underway to strengthen the country’s educational institutions and change incentive structures to address corruption.
A new report sheds light on the driving forces behind the rising wealth gap. Left unaddressed, the divide won’t just affect those at the bottom; it will mean a more fractious and unstable future for all.
In Croatia, protests stretching across the country voiced a clear call to reform an outdated education system. Now it’s time for the government to respond.
Open Society Scholarships alumni Corina Ajder of Moldova and Khatuna Ioselani of Georgia discuss the impact their scholarships have had on their career choices and beyond.
Just a quarter of 18- to 24-year-olds took part in the last UK general election. But that doesn't mean they don't care passionately about political issues.
Each year the Uzbek government forces hundreds of thousands of its own citizens to pick cotton. But the U.S. State Department now has a chance to pressure Uzbek authorities to curb human trafficking.
Few could dispute the Nobel committee’s assessment that the EU has helped turn a continent of war into a continent of peace, but many have questioned its timing.
Roma activists in Macedonia are engaged in a protest campaign Rromano Avazi! (Roma Voice!) to demand equal representation in public life.
The World Bank has failed to take into account the needs of people with disabilities in its policies related to social safeguards on investments. This is a blatant disregard of human rights and must be rectified immediately.
Weekly news digest produced by the Information Program. This week’s top story is about the Indian government’s decision to block hundreds of websites for fear they are inciting racial hatred.