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We’re seeking an Outreach Coordinator to work with us in Brussels to ensure that open society values lie at the heart of what the EU does. Apply by September 30:
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In “A Room for the Pain,” Jackie Dives () channels the grief she felt after losing her father to an overdose in a tribute that also serves as a call for drug policy reform. See more of Dives’s series on our Instagram:
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Open Society Foundations 13h
In an open society, everyone should have a voice. This involves everything from voting to having a say in how your community and country are run, to running for political office.
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Investment in jails at the expense of public health and other services has devastated communities across the U.S. Our grantee tells the story of how this has affected one community in upstate New York.
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Open Society Foundations Sep 14
More than a quarter of the world’s governments have shut down the internet in the past four years. This tactic to silence critics not only stifles the democratic process, it can devastate local economies: via
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Open Society Foundations Sep 14
When public services are cut, it is more likely to be women filling the gap. Building a budget that keeps both paid and unpaid work in mind can help.
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Open Society Foundations Sep 14
“My goal is to contribute to this community after I graduate from college. It is really tremendous help that they gave us so we gotta give back to them.” Hear more stories from Americans helping make through sponsorship: via
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Open Society Foundations Sep 14
Investment in jails at the expense of public health and other services has devastated communities across the U.S. Our grantee tells the story of how this has affected one community in upstate New York.
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Human Rights Watch Sep 11
US: “When you talk about police brutality & unarmed black men being disproportionately killed by law enforcement, I believe we are in a state of emergency.” ~ Dr. Tulsa police killed her twin brother, , 3 years ago THREAD
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Open Society Foundations Sep 13
With public assembly limited in Turkey, social media has become the forum for dissent. And rap music has become a surprising medium: via
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Open Society Foundations Sep 13
We’re seeking an IT Security Specialist to join our team in Berlin, Germany. Apply by September 30:
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Open Society Foundations Sep 13
Everyone benefits when all children, regardless of their differences, are educated together.
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Open Society Foundations Sep 12
“Women have already paid a far heavier price from austerity and, deal or no deal, worse is to come.” via
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Open Society Foundations Sep 12
Sorry, Mr. Dobbs and Ms. Malkin, you’re both engaging in anti-Semitic slurs; and you’re wrong about our work. If you’re interested in learning what the Open Society Foundations actually does on immigration issues, click here:
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Eric Witte Sep 12
Guatemala's selection of Supreme Court judges is a corrupt mess that could hand over the judiciary to organized crime. Does the international community care? Is the Trump administration alert to the drivers of migration in Central America? via
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ACLU Sep 11
This is just a temporary step, and we’re hopeful we’ll prevail at the end of the day. The lives of thousands of families are at stake.
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NowThis Sep 10
‘Less testosterone at the table is often a helpful thing.’ —  is the first woman mayor of Sierra Leone’s capital. Here’s how she’s making her city and the world a better place
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OSF - SA *25* Sep 12
We are pleased to announce that Bulelwa Ngewana has been appointed as the Executive Director of Open Society Foundation for South Africa (OSF-SA), effective from 1 November 2019.
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Open Society Foundations Sep 12
“The economies of all nations, the institutional, political, social and cultural fabric of every state, and the rights of all your people, and future generations, will be impacted” by climate change. via
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Open Society Foundations Sep 11
La presión de las fechas límite: Cómo los servicios latinoamericanos de noticias están innovando en un momento de tensión económica y política, y qué enseñanzas pueden dar al mundo estos esfuerzos.
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