The Mission of the Open Society Foundations

Understanding open society is one thing. Trying to create open societies or strengthening open societies is something else. They have to evolve, they have to create themselves, and that process is a never-ending process. We are living in very anxious times. There’s a lot of uncertainty in the world. People are afraid and they want […]

Freedom of Speech: Is Offensive Speech Good For Society? – Learn Liberty

Prof. Tom Bell: Why should we care about free speech? On college campuses, students clamor for restrictions on speech that they consider offensive, hateful or disturbing. Internationally, countries consider further limiting speech in the wake of violence like that committed by those who object portrayals of the prophet Muhammad. In the American media, many commentators […]

🇮🇳 Dalit Muslims of India | Al Jazeera World

India the second most populous country in the world for centuries its social class structure was built around a rigid Hindu class or caste system. caste was abolished over 50 years ago. But it’s legacy is still felt in modern Indian society. The Hindu population, around 84% of a total 1.4 billion total people is […]

The Open Society Foundations and Africa

This continent is changed out of all recognition from what it was in the early ’80s and was confronted by a series of repressive governments with no democracy, no freedom of speech. There’s so much hope for the continent. In spite of the paradox: it’s a rich continent with a lot of poor people. But […]

Genetic & Ancestry Tests – What You Need To Know Before Mailing The Kit In

Hello and welcome back to Health & Human Rights Strategies YouTube channel. I’m the founder and president of HHR Nicole Fisher. Today, we wanted to talk about a very popular holiday gift that’s also been making some headlines: genetic tests or at-home ancestry tests. Now on one hand, these tests are a huge victory for […]

A New Society

Why do I think the world needs to think about social progress? Discrimination is a world wide tragedy. The fervour with which racism has found expression, I would like to think that this is the dark before dawn. Our political leaders don’t really understand what’s going on. Propaganda is not limited to communism. Richness is […]