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Why it’s getting harder for politicians to lie:
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Coca production in Bolivia has dropped by 2% since 2008 when forced eradication ended and was replaced by a model focused on community control.
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The roots of Puerto Rico’s debt crisis run deep. Here’s the way forward.
The lack of government accountability is a major factor in Puerto Rico’s financial crisis. A homegrown alliance of civil society groups is stepping in to change this.
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When President Obama goes to Kenya this week, he will meet with a selection of civil society organizations, including two groups that are currently under fire from the Kenyan government.
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In Uganda, 16 women die every day due to avoidable maternal health causes.
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In Uganda, rich individuals and oil companies have used land grabs to pave the way for oil exploration and production.
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You say you need asylum? Prove it.
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"I thought I could be the good guy in a shitty situation."
A group of veterans who fought in the Palestinian Territories are testifying about what they did with the goal of making Israeli society face up to its military’s actions.
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While government elites luxuriate in oil wealth, many of Angola’s children are starving to death.
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The case involved an inmate whose head was smashed into a concrete bunk and had a stun gun used on his back — all for covering the light over his bed with a piece of paper.
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Why Obama’s clemency powers matter—and why he needs to go further.
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For marginalized people, justice for human rights violations is as vital as medicine.
Violations of rights pose a fundamental threat to well-being. Thankfully, groups across the world have found ways to help.
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The Open Society Foundations work to build vibrant and tolerant democracies whose governments are accountable to their citizens.
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Working in every part of the world, the Open Society Foundations place a high priority on protecting and improving the lives of people in marginalized communities. Learn more about our mission.