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How Pop Culture Can Help Roma See Themselves as Survivors

August 1, 2016Vicente Rodriguez Fernandez
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The New Face of Solidarity

August 16, 2016Deepa Iyer
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Open Society Voices

Reflections on Belarusian Nobel Prize Winner Svetlana Alexievich

October 11, 2015 | Aryeh Neier

A former Open Society board member proves that great works of art can be produced in the most repressive circumstances.

The National Dialogue Quartet’s Vital Music

October 9, 2015 | Chris Stone

The Nobel Peace Prize bestowed on the four groups advancing Tunisia’s democracy brightens the beacon of hope for all of us.

Opportunistic Politicians in Bulgaria Evict Roma for Votes

October 9, 2015 | Kaloyan Stanev

With elections looming, Bulgarian politicians are bulldozing Roma houses to win the votes of right-wing nationalists.

Why Europe Must Own Up to Its Participation in CIA Torture

October 9, 2015 | Natacha Kazatchkine

Nearly a year after a U.S. Senate report exposed CIA torture activities, the European countries that were complicit in the program still haven’t been held accountable.

Grantee Spotlight

Building a Prison-to-Purpose Pipeline for Women

October 9, 2015 | Donysha Smith

Andrea James experienced the prison system on both sides and found that the needs of incarcerated women and their families were not being met. Now she’s working to change that.

Grantee Spotlight

Children Around the World Aren’t Getting the Palliative Care They Need

October 8, 2015 | Joan Marston

Myths, fears, and more keep children with life-limiting illness from the mind, body, and spiritual care they have a right to.

Four Scenarios for Latin American Democracy in 15 Years

October 8, 2015 | Pedro Abramovay

A polarized region with ample potential, Latin America will be transformed in the coming years. A group of stakeholders envisioned what its possible futures might look like.

Case Watch: Making Sense of the Schrems Ruling on Data Transfer

October 7, 2015 | Simon Cox

The ruling from the top EU court is subtle and careful—and it has already been misunderstood in some quarters.

Two Steps Forward in the Patient Pursuit of Ill-Gotten Gains

October 6, 2015 | Ken Hurwitz

Arrests in Panama and Spain highlight the role civil society can play in fighting the corruption and illicit financial flows now targeted in the new global development goals.

Grantee Spotlight

Keep Kids Off the Sex Offender Registry

October 6, 2015 | Eli Lehrer

When it comes to making minors register as sex offenders, the costs to communities far outweigh the benefits.

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