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How to Fix Democracy with Leon Botstein
"The most difficult thing about democracy is that it does something people don't want to do, and that is to take responsibility for their own lives."
The Truth of the Future: Reflections on Antisemitism
During our Conference "Addressing Antisemitism in our Societies", in Berlin, October 24-27, 2019, Judith Goldstein shared her reflections on Antisemitism with the participants.
Home is a Nation of Ghosts
For one thousand years, Jews called Poland home. And for one month last summer I ventured back to the country my great-grandparents fled, following the lines of the Warsaw ghetto wall, hoping to rediscover some remnants of home.
How to Fix Demcracy with Ralph Nader
Ralph Nader believes that democracy is about civic organization, not just public opinion. He reminds the public that there is something that politicians want more than money from special interests: your vote.
How to Fix Democracy with John Ralston Saul
"Democracy is not a fancy beast!" Canadian political philosopher and writer John Ralston Saul discusses how the crisis in democracy today is self-inflicted and intentional.
EU’s credibility at stake with Albania and North Macedonia accession talks decision
Health Equity and the Fight for Food Justice in Bridgeport, CT
After her 2019 Amsterdam Fellowship, Zoe Robbin learned that food equity is an under-publicized and highly impactful issue in Bridgeport.
How to Fix Democracy with Constanze Stelzenmüller
Contanze Stelzenmüller, Robert Bosch Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, discusses how domestic problems have led to disruptions in foreign policy - turning international allies into enemies.
Humanity in Action Press
Discover some of the publications from our in-house publisher:
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.
Transatlantic Perspectives on Diplomacy and Diversity
Recognizing the intensification of transnational conflicts that both violently divide and intimately link our global communities, Transatlantic Perspectives on Diplomacy and Diversity is a collection of essays from the 2014 Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship, which tackled international relations from a diversity perspective.
Civil Society and the Holocaust: International Perspectives on Resistance and Rescue
In 2013, Humanity in Action Denmark held a conference in Copenhagen to mark the 70th anniversary of the flight and rescue of Danish Jewry. This book was published in association with the “October 1943” conference. The anthology examines how European societies dealt with the knowledge of the Nazi persecution of Jews in very different ways before, during and after the Holocaust.
Humanity in Action: Collected Essays and Talks
Humanity in Action: Collected Essays and Talks is an anthology of written works by Judith Goldstein, the Founder and Executive Director of Humanity in Action. In this collection, Goldstein explores the central themes of Humanity in Action and its educational programming: human rights, the Second World War and the Holocaust, diversity, religious freedom, race relations, civil society and the arts.
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.