New Article: Parkland: A Call for Dignity

Dear HumanDHS Friends!

Thanks to the support of all of you and our courageous HumanDHS family, our article, “Parkland: A Call for Dignity,” was published by The Global Campaign for Peace Education (GCPE) on March 8, 2018:

We… Continue reading

A Special Issue: Publication on Therapeutic Jurisprudence Available for All!

We are delighted to have Michael Perlin share these links to a recent publication of a special symposium issue on therapeutic jurisprudence in the Queensland University of Technology Law Review. There are multiple pieces that might be of interest… Continue reading

Disability Rights Report: An Important Investigation

We are honoring Alison Lynch’s efforts in developing this important report:

Thanks to Michael Perlin for sending the following message:

One of the dreariest and most banal tropes in the whole conversation about the “criminalization of persons with… Continue reading

“The Code Not Taken: The Path From Guild Ethics to Torture and Our Continuing Choices — Canadian Psychological Association John C. Service Member of the Year Award Address”

Dear HumanDHS Friends and Colleagues!

You may find this article very interesting! I’m a great admirer of Ken Pope’s efforts.

Linda Hartling

From Ken Pope:

My article — “The Code Not Taken:  The Path From Guild Ethics to Torture… Continue reading

New Research: Humiliation and Interpersonal Sensitivity in Depression

CONGRATULATIONS to Aberto Collazzoni and his colleagues for publishing their recent research on humiliation and depression!

The article is available for free through August 21, 2014 at:

Collazzoni, A., Capanna, C., Bustini, M., Stratta, P., Ragusa, M., Marino,… Continue reading

Films for Human Rights Educators

I found this message from 2012 from Jan Künzl, which I want to share with you all:

Dear Human Rights Educators

Last year, we produced a short animated video clip which gives an overview about Human Rights. Since the video… Continue reading

Film: A Path to Dignity – The Power of Human Rights Education

Dear all,

I recommend to watch this film, freely available at It was jointly produced by Human Rights Education Associates (HREA), Soka Gakkai International (SGI), and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights… Continue reading

Free Will? NYT Review of Book by Sam Harris

Have It Your Way
July 13, 2012

By Sam Harris
83 pp. Free Press. Paper, $9.99.

For centuries, the question of free will — of whether human beings make choices that are not, or… Continue reading

NYT Book Review: “College”, by Andrew Delbanco

Dear friends,

this book is from 2012, but it still caught my attention: Michael S. Roth’s NYT review of the book

COLLEGE – What It Was, Is, and Should Be

By Andrew Delbanco

229 pp. Princeton University Press. $24.95.

Excerpt… Continue reading

New Book: The Infinite Resource: The Power of Ideas on a Finite Planet

Dear HumanDHS friends

Commons Knowledge
The Infinite Resource: The Power of Ideas on a Finite Planet
By: Ramez Naam
Published: April 9, 2013
364 Pages
ISBN: 978-1611682557

The free market is such a powerful catalyst of innovation that… Continue reading