The world of public policy formation is a broad one, and the Open Society Institute is an intriguing and informative part of this broad universe. Specifically, the Institute's goal is "to shape public policy to promote democratic governance, human rights, and economic, legal, and social reform.ï¿½ Not surprisingly, the publications area of this site is quite laudable. Here visitors will find material discussing the Institute's wide range of work related to investigating the situation in Darfur as well as same-sex marriage amendments. Beyond this, this area also affords visitors the opportunity to view electronic newsletters. The site also contains a very nice section dedicated to the group's "Initiatives", which includes their work on democratic governance in Africa and other areas. Finally, the site is rounded out by a selection of opinion pieces and event listings.