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Animated Film on Social Cohesion
Based on the Bilateral Comparative Social Cohesion Forum, held in October 2020, Humanity in Action released an animated short film.
How To Fix Democracy with Astra Taylor
Season Three Episode Nine "Democracy Through the Camera Lens" features Astra Taylor, an author and filmmaker whose documentary What is Democracy? covers much of the same ground How to Fix Democracy series, but with a different essential question in mind. In this interview, Astra Taylor and host Andrew Keen reflect on what they drew from ancient Athenian democratic practices in their respective quests to understand democracy and predict what it will look like (and sound like) in the future.
How To Fix Democracy with Eric Liu
Season Three Episode Eight "Citizen Power" features Eric Liu, the co-founder and CEO of Citizen University and the Director of the Aspen Institute’s Citizenship and American Identity Program. In this episode that delves into the meaning of citizenship and the nature of power in politics, Liu and host Andrew Keen discuss contemporary conceptions of power in the United States and responsibilities of citizens.
How To Fix Democracy Live Session with Fatimah Loren Dreier and Balarama Holness
The Bertelsmann Foundation North America, Humanity in Action, and the Canadian Institute for Citizenship hosted a live discussion about the role of citizen engagement and community activism to fight societal challenges such as systemic racism, inequality, and violence.
How To Fix Democracy with Nanjala Nyabola
Season Three Episode Seven "What is global citizenship?" features Nanjala Nyabola, a writer, political analyst, and activist based in Nairobi, Kenya. In this interview, she talks with host Andrew Keen about the meaning of citizenship especially in relation to global citizenship.
A new series of inspirational meetings with Humanity in Action Senior Fellows about activism, leadership and social change!
In March 2021, as part of the Humanity in Action Poland network, we have launched a series of inspiring on-line meetings with Senior Fellows who are active and have considerable achievements in various sectors of social and professional life in Poland!
Livecast 'Reinventing Democratic Spaces': Amsterdam Action Academy
Humanity in Action hosted a discussion on the issue of "Reinventing Democratic Spaces" as a part of the Amsterdam Action Academy.
"Conscience and Courage" - Judith Goldstein moderated "Virtual Public Policy Forum" at Frances Perkins Center
On April 25, 2021, Executive Director of Humanity in Action Judith Goldstein moderated "Conscience and Courage: Frances Perkins and Dr. Feng Shan Ho - Little Known Heroes Who Save Lives" as part of the Frances Perkins Center's virtual Public Policy Forum: Immigration/Refugee Policy.
Humanity in Action Press
Discover some of the publications from our in-house publisher:
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?
Pre-Genocide - Warnings and Readiness to Protect
An anthology of personal interpretations, by researchers and writers, about alarm bells and the readiness to protect prior to genocides. The essays in this volume focus on the 1930s before the Holocaust in Germany, Poland, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands and Denmark - as well as the years before the genocides in Armenia, Cambodia, Kurdistan, Rwanda and Bosnia.
Shifting Paradigms: Humanity in Action Senior Fellows on Policy and Pluralism Across Borders
Shifting Paradigms is a volume of diverse articles on cross-border policy and pluralism written by Humanity in Action Senior Fellows.
Two Trees in Jerusalem
Cornelia Schmalz-Jacobsen in her touching account "Two Trees in Jerusalem" tells about the resistance of her parents, Donata and Eberhard Helmrich, against the horrors of National Socialism.
Transatlantic Perspectives on Diplomacy and Diversity
Recognizing the intensification of transnational conflicts that both violently divide and intimately link our global communities, this book is a collection of diverse essays, which tackle international relations and migration.
Reflections on the Holocaust
The first book published by Humanity in Action, Reflections on the Holocaust is a collection of essays from Humanity in Action Fellows, Senior Fellows, Board members and lecturers from 1997 to 2010.