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Rights and Resistance: the Ongoing Fight for Indigenous Sovereignty
Join us for this four-part webinar series that unravels the relationship of the United States with indigenous peoples. Hosted by Senior Fellow Roo George-Warren.
Reflections in the Context of COVID-19
“Social Distancing” will make Matters Worse
As we seek to do the right thing in the midst of the COVID-19 uncertainty, we are being told to practice “social distancing.” The intent is sound: we want to break the chain of infection by keeping our distance from other people. Yet the purpose of such actions is really “spatial distancing,” not social distancing.
Reflections on COVID-19
Clarity, I believe, gives strength. Hope is energizing. Engaging in common civic pursuit is emboldening. Voting is resistance. Resisting is what will restore our health.
Activating Yourself in the Time of Coronavirus
I have spent over a decade focused on caring for individuals who are scared about how to proceed with their lives in times of personal uncertainty. Patients who see me are often afraid about inflammation and/or deformities in their joints that are limiting, nervous about abnormal laboratory values, and downright frightened about how their futures might unfold.
Senior Fellow News in the context of COVID-19
Senior Fellow Lena Kampf publishes article in Süddeutsche Zeitung about COVID-19 leading to closure of food banks and increased social hardship
Around half of the 949 food banks across Germany have stopped operations since the outbreak of the Corona pandemic, reports Senior Fellow Lena Kampf. Many of the volunteers at the food banks are elderly people belonging to those who are particularly vulnerable to COVID-19.
Senior Fellow Saim Saeed publishes Article in Politico about Air and Rail Refund Rights Amid Mass Coronavirus Cancellations
Passengers and businesses have complained that some companies do not comply with EU air passenger legislation.
Senior Fellow Paulina Milewska provides daily information on COVID-19 for foreigners in Poland
Senior Fellow Paulina Milewska launched the special section in the biggest daily newspaper in Eastern Europe, Gazeta Wyborcza, to keep foreigners informed on COVID-19 realities in Poland.
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Humanity Talks Podcast sa Ivanom Kešić
U drugoj epizodi Humanity Talks Podcast-a sa Ivanom Kesić o građanskom obrazovanju u vrijeme krize razgovarao Senior fellow Mahir Sijamija.
Short Film Co-Produced by Senior Fellow Tamar Guttmann Featured on Omeleto is Big Hit Online
Looking for movies to watch on the internet? Thin Ice, a short film that Senior Fellow Tamar Guttmann co-produced for her Action Project, is now featured on Omeleto. The film that addresses islamophobia is a big online hit!
Launching Season 2 of How to Fix Democracy
We are returning for a second season with dozens of interviews with top experts on democracy, economics, technology, and more. For our second season, we are changing our focus.
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Populism, Nationalism AND Racism
I want to maintain—or even insist—that racism or conceptions based on racial attitudes and classifications are critical to understanding nationalism and populism from the 19th Century right into our bewildering and bewitched 21st Century.
On People with Disabilities
What would happen if Hermione Granger was a girl with a disability? Why is disability is rarely discussed in terms of diversity? Who are people with disabilities?
A Culture of Heavenly Argument: My Jewish Response to Senseless Hatred
I am a proud Jewish American with family members who have attended the Tree of Life Synagogue for four generations. In the hours after the deadliest attack on the Jewish community in the history of the United States, I felt three things.
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Break the Cycle
Break the Cycle is an event to raise awareness about the access to rights for those who suffered sexual violence during the war in Bosnia.
Solidary Communes (Colocations Solidaires)
Senior Fellow Romane Rozencwajg collaborated with Terre d'Ancrages to offer rooms in shared apartments and communes to asylum seekers and refugees in need.
May his memory be a blessing for us all
We are deeply saddened to share that Herbert Pundik, Co-Founder of Humanity in Action, passed away.