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Amor Mundi 12/6/15

In this week's Amor Mundi, we explore the promise of the Rojava settlement, reflect on ISIS's appeal to love as a recruitment tactic, and much more. Posted on 6 December 2015 | 9:00 pm

Hannah Arendt — Among Friends?

Jerome Kohn remembers Hannah Arendt on the 40th anniversary of her death. Posted on 3 December 2015 | 8:00 pm

To Be at Home in the Desert

Being at home in a desert-like landscape brings the danger to lose any real contact with the world and its (other) inhabitants. Posted on 25 October 2015 | 8:00 pm

The Promise of Action

Arendt reveals that by having an interest in local issues, people can band together, create shared initiatives, and thereby disclose the promise of action. Posted on 5 July 2015 | 8:00 pm

Amor Mundi 3/29/15

In this week's Amor Mundi, we reflect on how poverty has changed, explore the stories of some of the leaders of the Civil Rights movement, and much more! Posted on 30 March 2015 | 10:00 am

Video Archives – “Lying and Politics: Democracy and Lying” (2011)

In this week's Video Archives, we remember a talk George Kateb gave at our 2011 annual fall conference on the ideal of governmental transparency. Posted on 21 November 2014 | 9:00 am

The Reason For Being Is Freedom

Thomas Wild discusses Arendt's conception of freedom as a state of being experienced only in public. Posted on 10 November 2014 | 9:00 am

Amor Mundi 10/19/14

In this week's Amor Mundi, we reflect on the implications of an unprecedented rise of income inequality for the American Dream, consider how colleges should begin addressing sexual harassment of students on-campus, hope for a "digital cascade" in the American legal system, and much more. Posted on 20 October 2014 | 11:30 am

American Exceptionalism: What Are We Fighting For?

For the Weekend Read this week, we provide an edited transcript of Professor Berkowitz’s speech, which he delivered at the commencement of this year's conference "The Unmaking of Americans: Are There Still American Values Worth Fighting For?" Posted on 18 October 2014 | 11:30 am

Our 100/10 Membership Challenge Ends Tomorrow!

Roger Berkowitz addresses the HAC community as part of the 100/10 membership challenge, which ends Friday, August 1st. Posted on 31 July 2014 | 10:00 am