Knowledge Resources

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

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

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.

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. 

From A to Z on LGBTQIAP

Publication | July 2019

Gosia Kot, Sylwia Vargas

Humanity in Action Senior Fellows Gosia Kot and Sylwia Vargas teamed up with activists across Poland to author an interactive book on LGBTQIA+ rights, definitions, and histories.

How to Fix Democracy with Amr Moussa

Video | July 2019

Amr Moussa, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Egypt, explains two theories behind the so-called Arab Spring (a term he doesn’t agree with): creative anarchy and the failure of Arab governments.