Ethics on Film: Discussion of "Schindler's List"
It's almost impossible to grasp the enormity of the Holocaust, and there's also the danger of regarding it as a one-time occurrence. "Schindler's List" is a powerful tool for teaching about the Holocaust, genocide, and questions of individual accountability.
Bridging the Civilian-Military Gap with Veterans4Diplomacy's Jayson Browder
"I think there's a new breed of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans who are very entrepreneurial. A lot of the missions that they had in Iraq, Afghanistan, and other parts of the world really lent to this entrepreneurial spirit."
CREDIT: Drop of Light/Shutterstock
Compromise and Rotten Compromises: A Reflection on the Iran Deal
Ultimately, will the Iran nuclear deal be a good compromise or a rotten one? For an ethicist, one question lingers. Why did the American-led negotiators de-link the nuclear issue from every other issue?
(L to R) Dr. Ernest Moniz, John Kerry, Javad Zarif, Dr. Ali Akbar Salehi. CREDIT: U.S. Mission Geneva/Eric Bridiers (CC)
Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on Iran: Assessment and Prospects
Professor Gary Sick, Iran expert and lead White House negotiator during the 1979 Iran hostage crisis, assesses the merits of the recently negotiated agreement on Iran's nuclear program and the prospects for the upcoming vote in Congress.
CREDIT: Aaron Shumaker (CC)
Global Tax Avoidance: Who's Responsible?
We investigate the complex world of how corporations avoid paying taxes, from the mining industry in Zambia to tax shelters in the Channel island of Jersey.
Solidarity or Self-interest? European Integration and the German Question
"Germany today is earnest in its desire to be a good European neighbor, but it does not believe that it can or should pay any cost as part of this role. One problem is that economic, not ethical values have become the lodestone of the European Union."
New Education Section on Carnegiecouncil.org
Just in time for the school year! Our new education section offers texts and multimedia materials on history, social studies, and philosophical issues, specially selected for high school and college classrooms.
"Ethics and International Affairs" Summer Issue
Jim Sleeper on liberal education in illiberal societies; Rahul Sagar on the ethics of surveillance and disclosure; Alex Bellamy on the Responsibility to Protect at ten; and much more.