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Roma Journalists Are Rewriting Their Story

May 11, 2016by Kremena Budinova
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Open Society Voices

In Drug Policy Debates, Youth Are Often Seen but Not Heard

April 15, 2016 | by Sarah Merrigan

Though young people are frequently invoked in conversations about drug policy, rarely are they asked to offer their own opinions. At UNGASS, that needs to change.

Colombia’s Peace Process Needs an Accountable Extractives Industry

April 14, 2016 | by Andrés Hernández, Ana Carolína González

A lasting peace with FARC will require a well-functioning mining industry, which is based in the rural provinces where the guerrilla group operates.

Grantee Spotlight

How the “Model Minority” Myth Made Incarceration Harder for One Chinese Immigrant

April 12, 2016 | by Donysha Smith

For many incarcerated Asian and Pacific Islanders, prison is often made tougher by the fact that their identity is not always recognized.

Who Counts? All of Us, Says the Supreme Court.

April 11, 2016 | by Erica Teasley Linnick

A unanimous decision by an oft-divided court just affirmed a bedrock principle of American democracy: the government represents everyone.

The Investigative Journalism Collaboration That Produced the Panama Papers

April 8, 2016 | by Maria Teresa Ronderos, Algirdas Lipstas

The bombshell reports detailing how offshore companies enable financial secrecy were made possible by a global effort of hundreds of journalists working in tandem.

Students in Puerto Rico Defend Their Right to Affordable Education

April 7, 2016 | by Karina Claudio Betancourt

As funding for education is slashed, students and professors in Puerto Rico are emerging as the frontline critics of austerity.

On International Roma Day, a Call for Courage and Clarity

April 7, 2016 | by Zeljko Jovanovic

In the many events that take places around International Roma Day, we sometimes lose sight of the larger cause: self-determination and international unity.

The Message of the Panama Papers

April 6, 2016 | by Julie McCarthy

The massive data leak reveals how vast amounts of wealth are secretly moved around the world. Now, political leaders must close the loopholes that allow this to happen.

Grantee Spotlight

Brazil Can Fight the Zika Virus with Better Public Policy

April 6, 2016 | by Elisa Leilani Slattery

Instead of telling women not to get pregnant, Brazil should be implementing supports for them.

Health Funders and Grantees: Who Sets the Agenda?

April 5, 2016 | by Jonathan Cohen

Frontline NGOs may not measure their impact in terms of infections averted or treated—yet they have become essential to donors who do.

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