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How to Fix Democracy with Arlie Hochschild
For Hochschild, it is important to understand the feelings behind political views, though listening and feeling empathy does not imply agreement. If Americans are to reconcile their differences, she argues, more people must learn how to listen to views they might not agree with.
How to Fix Democracy Live Session 4
Timothy Snyder and Michael Abramowitz discuss the relationship between healthcare, liberty, and democracy.
How to Fix Democracy with Robert H. Frank
"Technology has increasingly enabled the people who are the best of what they do to serve broader and broader swaths of the population."
How to Fix Democracy Documentary: Part 3
The Bertelsmann Foundation North America and Humanity in Action invite you to the third and final part of the How to Fix Democracy documentary centered on the crisis of democracy around the world.
How to Fix Democracy Live Session 3 with Anne Applebaum and Michael Ignatieff
Starting off with a discussion of the recent intellectual flirtation with authoritarianism, Anne Applebaum and Michael Ignatieff discuss how authoritarianism attracts adherents.
How to Fix Democracy with Walter Scheidel
"In the U.S. we are pretty much back to where we were before 1929 and that was the highpoint of inequality."
How to Fix Democracy Documentary: Part 2
The Bertelsmann Foundation North America and Humanity in Action invite you to the second part of the How to Fix Democracy documentary centered on the crisis of democracy around the world.
How to Fix Democracy Documentary: Part 1
The Bertelsmann Foundation North America and Humanity in Action invite you to the first part of the How to Fix Democracy documentary centered on the crisis of democracy on both sides of the Atlantic.
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.