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2016: A Year In Review

We are witness here and around the world to a worldwide rebellion against liberal and representative democracy. In Hungary, Russia, Turkey, France, Austria, and across Europe, right and left wing parties flirt with authoritarian rule. In the United States, President-elect Donald Trump explicitly channels the populist voice of the self-described disenfranchised. Democratic governments everywhere are…Read more 2016: A Year In Review Posted on 28 December 2016 | 9:00 am

The Courage to Change: Timeless Wisdom for the Modern Age

We’re thankful to so many who attended the “Courage to Change” discussions┬áthis month, hosted alongside Joe Loizzo of the┬áNalanda Institute for Contemplative Science, at the Tibet House in Manhattan. We had a wonderful time discussing the ideas and actions of courageous thinkers with you. The feedback has been excellent. For those of you who missed…Read more The Courage to Change: Timeless Wisdom for the Modern Age Posted on 27 June 2016 | 4:25 pm

The Courage to Change: Mahatma Gandhi

"Class 1: Hannah Arendt and the Courage to Think" from The Courage to Change: Timeless Wisdom for the Modern Age by Joe Loizzo and Roger Berkowitz. Released: 2016. Posted on 27 June 2016 | 1:33 am

The Courage to Change: Paul Tillich

"Class 1: Hannah Arendt and the Courage to Think" from The Courage to Change: Timeless Wisdom for the Modern Age by Joe Loizzo and Roger Berkowitz. Released: 2016. Posted on 22 June 2016 | 5:18 pm

The Courage to Change: Hannah Arendt

"Class 1: Hannah Arendt and the Courage to Think" from The Courage to Change: Timeless Wisdom for the Modern Age by Joe Loizzo and Roger Berkowitz. Released: 2016. Posted on 14 June 2016 | 12:21 pm

The Courage to Change: The Dalai Lama

"Class 2: The Dalai Lama and the Courage to Care" from The Courage to Change: Timeless Wisdom for the Modern Age by Joe Loizzo and Roger Berkowitz. Released: 2016. Posted on 14 June 2016 | 12:16 pm

Amor Mundi 05/01/16

We see an Arendtian lens put to the challenges of power and violence in Egypt, the profile of Justus Rosenberg in a recent New York Times piece, a world with both Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump at play, "hyper-empathy" and more in this week's Amor Mundi. Posted on 1 May 2016 | 9:30 pm

Conference Speaker Helen Epstein

Helen answers the question “What is the most important thing we should do to communicate credible health messages especially to poorly educated individuals about outbreaks and pathogenic diseases like Ebola in the future?” Posted on 28 April 2016 | 1:47 pm

Conference Speaker Frank Mahoney

Frank answers the question “What is the most important thing we should do to mitigate the outbreak of pathogenic diseases like Ebola?” and provides additional comments. Posted on 28 April 2016 | 1:46 pm

Amor Mundi 10/18/15

In this week's Amor Mundi, we thank everyone for making "Why Privacy Matters" a huge success, reflect on Steve McQueen's cinematic artistry, and much more! Posted on 18 October 2015 | 8:01 pm