When Vasilis Tsartsanis noticed Syrian refugees arriving in his town, he decided to help them, an act of kindness that would change their lives—and his own.
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By making information about public spending visible, watchdogs are shaming away government waste.
Why is it still illegal to take a pill the World Health Organization calls an essential medicine?
A step to preventing crises like the one in Flint is to promote democratic accountability and ensure that minority communities are not disenfranchised and stripped of their voices.
Strapped with over $70 billion in debt, Puerto Rico is spending more on debt service than on education, health, or security. Services are being curtailed as public agencies scramble to cut costs.
In the first episode of Open Society’s new monthly podcast, we examine the ICC trial of Laurent Gbagbo, former president of Ivory Coast.
Onward movement creates formidable challenges for states, asylum seekers, refugees, and the international protection system as a whole.
Many governments are using the wrong metrics to evaluate their approach to drugs.
For too long, Romani studies have been dictated by non-Roma “experts.” In 2015, a pair of breakthrough achievements shifted that paradigm dramatically.
In Mexico, the problem of deaths in custody―and the failure to investigate them―is particularly acute.
Grim as the future may sometimes look, the country continues to work toward freedom and democracy.