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How to Fix Democracy with Anne-Marie Slaughter
Anne-Marie Slaughter discusses with host Andrew Keen possible structural changes to American democracy, including adopting ranked-choice voting and re-thinking campaign finance.
What Do We Do Tomorrow? with Judith Goldstein
As Americans make their way to the polls this week, Hannah Sung speaks with HIA's Judith Goldstein. In the midst of a contentious election, Sung and Goldstein explore our attitudes towards participation and learning when it comes to voting, and give you ideas for what civic engagement can look like.
How to Fix Democracy with Ian Bassin
From tackling voter suppression and checks and balances in the federal government, this interview with Ian Bassin covers a wide range of challenges to healthy democracy in the United States.
How to Fix Democracy Live Session 5
How to Fix Democracy held a live session with guests Sara Minkara, Allister Chang, Danielle Goonan, and Matt Haney on October 13, 2020. Hosted by Andrew Keen, they discussed the relationship of democracy to work, civic government, inclusion, and literacy.
How to Fix Democracy with Mark Blyth
In this frank discussion of the conflicts between our economics and politics, guest Mark Blyth offers several concrete recommendations to get capitalism to work for democracy instead of against it.
How to Fix Democracy with Peniel Joseph
"We have a generational opportunity to take a different course and a different road than we did in 1968."
John Lewis Fellows Final Presentations 2020
In 2020, Fellows of the Humanity in Action John Lewis Fellowship prepared final presentations on their experiences and learnings from the four-week program.
PAX Power to the People x HIA Talks: Activism: profession, hobby, or lifestyle?
In the context of the National Peace Week 2020, Humanity in Action The Netherlands, in collaboration with PAX Power to the People, organized the event ACTIVISM: PROFESSION, HOBBY, OR LIFESTYLE? On Sunday September 20th, 2020, we spoke with several ‘changemakers’ about their activism.
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.