open society

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: society - a society that allows its members considerable freedom (as in a democracy); "America's open society has made it an easy target for terrorists"
society - an extended social group having a distinctive cultural and economic organization
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In its fourth year of funding from The Open Society Institute, the League's Judicial Independence project is at work in over 14 states.
In November, Burma Debate, a publication of the Open Society Institute, reported that nearly 1,000 textile workers in the city of Pegu went on strike to demand more pay and better working conditions.
Yet if true, and only if true, it is a predicament born of living in an open society which fosters freedom of choice.
While Singapore is a more open society than China, all decisions - economic and political - respond to the model created by Senior Minister Lee Kuan Yew, acknowledged as the city-state's "founding father." In power since 1959, Lee has presided over one of the world's most regulated states.
The free speech standards for the START process are those of a former police state, rather than those of an open society.
A joint Schengen accession process for Bulgaria and Romania have more merits than downsides, according to a political analyst from the Open Society Institute in Sofia.
The Dalai Lama, who last month called on the United States and other countries to help his campaign for a free Tibet by promoting an open society in China, said censorship in the Chinese media is "immoral".
These problems will be addressed in the light of findings of research and experience of the projects run by the Education Initiative Support Foundation, which organizes this event with support of the Open Society Institute, European Union and the Step by Step International Association.
The League joined the United Nations Foundation, the Open Society Institute and the Rockefeller Brothers Fund as an alliance partner in The People Speak.
The open society depicted in Walsh's vision of free enterprise is an anathema to welfare statists.