First Autumn sunset on a beach. Picture by Moyan Brenn on Flickr (CC).
EARTH DAY 2015: Resources from Carnegie Council
How can we find sustainable ways to feed the world's exploding population? How can we tackle climate change and the moral dilemmas it presents? These resources offer both innovative solutions and searching debates.
Jolly Roger Pirate Flag. CREDIT: Josu (CC).
Is Downloading Really Stealing? The Ethics of Digital Piracy
Yes, downloading movies is illegal. But is intellectual property infringement really morally equivalent with common theft, such as snatching someone's handbag??
Jocelyne Cesari. CREDIT: Gusta Johnson
Are We At War With Islam?
In Europe, both non-Muslims and Muslims need to honestly confront and contend with the stereotypes, anxieties, and resentments they have about each other, says Professor Cesari in this probing conversation on Muslims in Europe.
CREDIT: Gusta Johnson, Carnegie Council
Juan Cole on Europe's Muslims and Much More
Professor Cole, an expert in relations between the Muslim world and the West, gives an on-the ground perspective on the Iran nuclear talks and the reaction to them in the Arab world, Muslims in Europe, ISIS, Yemen, and much more.
CREDIT: Gusta Johnson
The Paradox of Liberation
Many of the successful campaigns for national liberation after WWII were based on democratic and secular ideals. Why have states such as India, Israel, and Algeria been unable to reproduce their political culture beyond one or two generations?
Ethical Systems Design: Bringing Behavioral Science Into Corporate Life
In this podcast, the first in a series together with EthicalSystems, we explore how the financial industry is beginning to apply behavioral economics to incentivize ethical decision-making and foster internal ethical cultures.
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International Conference on Democracy and Values:
Athens, Greece, April 25, 2015
As the Eurozone and democratic values at large hang in the balance, Carnegie Council and Global Thinkers Forum are convening a diverse group of scholars to discuss ethical leadership, the future of democracy, and political accountability.
Free Ebook! Carnegie Council Illustrated History, "Toward Peace with Justice"
In 1914, on the eve of World War I, Andrew Carnegie founded the organization now known as Carnegie Council. Its mandate was to put an end to war. What happened next? Find out by reading this compelling book, now available online..
Book Review: "The Endtimes of Human Rights" by Stephen Hopgood
In this scathing indictment of the human rights movement, Stephen Hopgood contends that it has sold out its moral clarity for an alliance with interventionist liberal states.