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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 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.
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.
How to Fix Democracy with Amr Moussa
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.
Fellowship Vlog with David Limaverde
2019 Amsterdam Fellow Marilou Niedda interviews Brazilian-born, Amsterdam-based Art Educator, David Limaverde, on how art can be use as a tool of conflict resolution.
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.