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Hate Speech

Speech that is intended to foster hatred against groups based on race, religion, gender, sexual preference, national origin, or other traits.


When capitalized, the term refers specifically to the genocide of European Jews and others by Nazi Germany and its collaborators during the 1930s and 1940s.

Human Capital

The stock of knowledge and skill embodied in the population of an economy. It can be increased through investments in education, healthcare, and job training.

Human Rights

The basic prerogatives and freedoms to which all humans are entitled.

Humanitarian Aid/Assistance

Traditionally associated with natural disasters such as floods, fires, and famines, but more recently applied to other disasters such as social or political unrest, usually with the consent of the