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Renew Democracy Initiative

RDI is building a movement to renew democracy in the US and around the world through incisive commentary, thought-provoking events, and direct aid.

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Making Putin Pay

Making Putin Pay

RDI's new report on the legal, practical, and moral case for transferring Russian sovereign assets to Ukraine.
Open Letter on Stopping Transnational Repression

Open Letter on Stopping Transnational Repression

RDI is calling on Congress to pass the Transnational Repression Policy Act.
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Frontlines of Freedom TV

Frontlines of Freedom TV is a new media program hosted by Evan Mawarire to confront autocrats and their apologists. Fully independent. No dollars from despots.

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We spotlight the first-hand experiences of dissidents and all those fighting for freedom. By sharing these stories, we empower others to stand up and take action.

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RDI anticipates threats to freedom, raising the alarm and driving action to ensure that governments and people stand up for what is right.

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Upholding democracy at home. Confronting authoritarianism everywhere.

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