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How to Fix Democracy with Norman Ornstein
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
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
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
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
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
2019 Warsaw Fellow Marcelina Rosińska reflects upon the role of religion in Polish society and argues that religion should unite rather than divide.
Tech & Society: What is Technology for the Public Good?
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.
How to Fix Democracy with Anne Applebaum
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.
Humanity in Action Press
Check out some of the publications from our in-house publishing house.
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.
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.
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.