Knowledge Resources

Sharing knowledge is crucial to our mission. Browse work and wisdom from our organization and community.

How to Fix Democracy with Norman Ornstein

Video | August 2019

Resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute Norman Ornstein describes how his publication titled "Why Republicans Are to Blame" led him to lose many friends.

On the Values of Humanity in Action

Video | August 2019

We recently asked a few of our alumni about what they see as Humanity in Action's community values. Here's what they had to say.

How to Fix Democracy with Laura Rosenburger

Video | August 2019

Former White House and State Department official, Laura Rosenberger, shares her belief that threats to democracy are threats to national security.

How to Fix Democracy with Cornell Brooks

Podcast | August 2019

Rev. Cornell Brooks

To Cornell William Brooks, former president of the NAACP and current professor at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, democracy is an ever-changing question of "who is a citizen?"

How to Fix Democracy with Edward Luce

Video | July 2019

From the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 to the collapse of the neoliberal Washington Consensus in 2008, Luce illustrates how political developments frame how we experience economic events.

Love is My Religion

Article | July 2019

Marcelina Rosińska

2019 Warsaw Fellow Marcelina Rosińska reflects upon the role of religion in Polish society and argues that religion should unite rather than divide.

Marcelina Rosińka
Tech & Society: What is Technology for the Public Good?

Video | July 2019

Nicole Chi

This webinar kicks-off the Tech & Society series, pioneered by Bertelsmann-Humanity in Action Professional Fellow Nicole Chi (2015 Paris Fellowship). The guest speaker is Greta Byrum, Co-Director of the Digital Equity Lab at the New School.

Tech & Society: What is Technology for the Public Good? (Webinar 1)
How to Fix Democracy with Anne Applebaum

Video | July 2019

A thought leader on disinformation, Anne Applebaum comments on current political polarization by arguing that unless you can have debates based on a commonly agreed upon set of facts, you cannot have democracy at all.