Joel Rosenthal and Devin Stewart: Global Ethics Day, October 16
What is Global Ethics Day? "Our dream is that this becomes a global educational effort and that people come to learn from each other from all around the world," says Carnegie Council President Joel Rosenthal in this short podcast. Join the teach-in!
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Climate Change and the Future of Humanity
Climate change is already here. The seas are rising, the glaciers are melting, and the atmosphere is warming. How can we work together to set a different course for humanity?
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Climate Change Roundtable, Free for a Limited Time!
Just in time for the UN Climate Summit on September 23, don't miss the new roundtable from the Fall 2014 issue of "Ethics & International Affairs," "The Facts, Fictions, and Future of Climate Change," free for a limited time.
Ashraf Ghani, New President of Afghanistan
Afghanistan's presidential election took place on June 14, but it's taken until now to declare Ashraf Ghani, a former finance minister and World Bank official, the winner. To learn more about him, here's his 2008 Council talk on how to fix failed states.
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Global Ethics Day, October 16
Join the Carnegie Council teach-in! As part of its Centennial activities, the Council is inaugurating a worldwide Global Ethics Day. We encourage academic institutions around the world to use this day to hold their own events to explore a "global ethic."
Back to School with Carnegie Council
Students, educators, life-long learners: We wish you all a great year, and hope you find these activities and resources stimulating, useful, and fun!
Joel Rosenthal seated at table, Elie Wiesel at podium, Louis Nizer Lecture, 1996
From our Archives, 1996: Ethical Issues for Today
Unlike the law, ethics involves other people, says Elie Wiesel. We must be sensitive to the needs of others and constantly ask ourselves if we are doing enough to stand up for victims and care for others, both compatriots and strangers.
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Mary Dudziak on Civil Liberties During WWI and Beyond
"Just as the nation is perpetually focused on security, we must also be perpetually focused on maintaining constitutional liberty."
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Big Data, Virginia Woolf, and the Right to be Forgotten
As a society, we’re still developing vocabulary to talk about data technology and the moral questions it raises. What are the underlying moral questions that impact how our global economy--and society--develops in this world of data-driven commerce?