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How to Fix Democracy with Earl Lewis
Dr. Earl Lewis speaks on the four main challenges to American democracy and what brings him hope.
Tech & Society: Building Digital Capacity in Government
This Tech & Society webinar aimed to help the Humanity in Action community learn more about the government technology space and the potential for technology to improve the way government delivers important services.
How to Fix Democracy with Ivan Krastev
How to Fix Democracy Washington Symposium
At the Bertelsmann Foundation's Washington Symposium in April, 2019, we asked leaders from business, politics, and culture to respond to the question: “How do we fix democracy?” These are their answers.
How to Fix Democracy with Ambassador Norman Eisen
From Prague, where he served as Ambassador from the United States, Norman Eisen discusses the ups and downs of democracy in the Czech city over the course of the 20th century.
How to Fix Democracy with Soraya Chemaly
Soraya Chemaly challenges the idea that democracy in the United States was every "unbroken." Click to learn more.
Tech & Society: Take Action! Design a Community-Driven Digital Project
The second webinar in the Tech & Society series, pioneered by Bertelsmann-Humanity in Action Professional Fellow Nicole Chi (2015 Paris Fellowship), features founding Executive Director of Heat Seek Noelle Francois and the cofounder and creative director of Foossa Lee-Sean Huang.
How to Fix Democracy with Adrian Wooldridge
Adrian Wooldridge, political editor and Bagehot columnist at The Economist, speaks with Andrew Keen on how to reinvent liberalism.
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.