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A crowd of demonstrators in Paris

A Paris-Based Media Outlet Reacts to the Attacks

November 16, 2015by Daniel Makonnen

Mapping a Path to Tolerance During a Time of Fear

November 25, 2015by Sarah Isal

Open Society Voices

What You Need to Know About the Refugee Crisis in Hungary

September 30, 2015 | by Márta Pardavi, Gábor Gyulai

Inflammatory rhetoric about the refugees in Hungary is distorting a situation that’s not nearly as out of control as portrayed.

Grantee Spotlight

Open Society Scholars Bring Mental Health Services to Afghanistan

September 30, 2015 | by Zoe Brogden

A group of Open Society scholarship recipients trained in mental health counseling are transporting those skills to Afghanistan, a place where counseling doesn’t exist.

Case Watch: Will the EU’s Top Court Outlaw Mass Surveillance?

September 29, 2015 | by Simon Cox

U.S. domestic surveillance practices, exposed by Edward Snowden, present a profound legal challenge to the European Union's data protection regime.

The Power of Participatory Decision Making

September 28, 2015 | by Andrea Batista Schlesinger

By involving citizens directly in decisions about how their communities are run, we can make government more responsive and inclusive.

Grantee Spotlight

“Artivism” Gets a 21st-Century Makeover

September 28, 2015 | by Alan Jenkins

Artists are taking on police bias, criminal justice reform, and equal opportunity, as voices old and new tell fresh stories and organize for change.

Reaching the Moveable Middle on Abortion in Latin America

September 28, 2015 | by Mónica Roa

Bit by bit, Latin American countries are legalizing access to abortion. But all to often, women find it next to impossible to exercise those rights.

Grantee Spotlight

From Hungary to Austria on Foot

September 25, 2015 | by Tamás Richárd Bodoky

An investigative journalist joins the migrants traveling through Hungary by foot, and finds acts of kindness amid the chaos.

Grantee Spotlight

Yes, Strengthen the Health System—But Strengthen It for All

September 22, 2015 | by Christine Stegling

Christine Stegling is working to make sure that as we strengthen the global health system, no one is left behind.

Grantee Spotlight

What the Pope’s Visit Means for Social Justice

September 22, 2015 | by Jennifer Butler

Pope Francis’s U.S. trip presents a tremendous opportunity to harness his popularity for progressive change.

The Role of Arts and Culture in an Open Society

September 22, 2015 | by Chris Stone

By supporting artistic endeavors, we help make manifest our most ambitious goals and ideals.