Knowledge & Resources
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The New Generation Voices Video Series
In the New Generation Voices series, the Bertelsmann Foundation in partnership with Humanity in Action Germany has created a collection of digital animations portraying how young Germans and Americans see common global challenges and how the future can be shaped best by working together.
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How to Fix Democracy with Moisés Naím
This special episode of Season 4 of How to Fix Democracy features Moisés Naím, an authoritative political thinker and best-selling author. In this episode, he explains how authoritarian political leaders use three “P”s to maintain their power: populism, polarization, and post-truths. Take a listen!
Shatter the Cube: Challenging Historical Revisionism in Poland and the U.S.
2022 Warsaw Alexander Rossen wrote an essay which challenges historical revisionism in Poland and the U.S.
Fighting for Freedom in Studying American History
On January 23, 2023, Humanity in Action Executive Director Judith Goldstein published a letter to US Fellows and Senior Fellows, focusing on the ongoing ideological controversies in the field of history, and how the term "freedom" is used and misused by political actors within the field.
Let's Talk About Qatar. But Let's Not Stop There.
Senior Fellow Jessamy Garver-Affeldt is currently doing research on migration in West and North Africa for the Mixed Migration Centre. Her December 12 article discusses Qatar and migration in light of the 2022 World Cup, but simultaneously brings attention to similarly problematic policies around the world.
How to Fix Democracy with Larry Diamond
Season 4, Episode 11 of How to Fix Democracy features Larry Diamond, a senior fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University. In this episode, he joins host Andrew Keen to discuss the state of democracy in the United States post-January 6th.
'The Crimes of German Corporations During the Holocaust: Towards Repair, Justice, Education & Commemoration' by Noam Schimmel
How to Fix Democracy with Michael Thorning
Season 4, Episode 10 of How to Fix Democracy features Michael Thorning, Director of Governance at the Bipartisan Policy Center. In this episode, he joins host Andrew Keen to discuss the implications for the current and upcoming voting rights legislation, as well as the need for bipartisanship in order to defend democracy in the United States.
How to Fix Democracy with Dana Milbank
Season 4, Episode 9 of How to Fix Democracy features Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank, who joins host Andrew Keen to discuss the new voices of the Republican Party, how they came to power, and whether or not the party will be forced to change.
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.