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Democracy is a verb

“Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” Martin Luther King, Jr. On 22 February 2017, the Washington Post added “Democracy… Read More


RANGE (Rethinking Assumptions in a New Geostrategic Environment) is a crowdsourced forecasting program focused on geopolitics and the transatlantic relationship created by Bertelsmann Stiftung, in collaboration with the Bertelsmann Foundation and Cultivate Labs. The… Read More

Community foundations in Europe: Movement building momentum

Community foundations took root in Europe in the 1980s. Since then, they have spread to 22 countries and evolved in their form and function, adapting to changing social, economic and political circumstances. The fundamental concept of a community foundation involves the organisation of people in a philanthropic institution that harnesses… Read More