Savar Building (Rana Plaza) Collapse, Dhakar. CREDIT: rijans (CC)
Crisis Breeds Opportunity for Worker Safety and Global Labor Rights
Tragic incidents in Bangladesh brought the issue of labor rights to the global stage once again. What are some new approaches to keeping factory workers safe?
George Rupp in Sarajevo. CREDIT: Irfan Redzovic
Religion in War and Reconciliation
"There is a long way to go before religious communities become more of a resource for reducing rather than a source for increasing antagonism. But to move in that direction clearly requires greater understanding at the local level."
Margaret MacMillan in Sarajevo. CREDIT: Irfan Redzovic
Was World War I Inevitable?
SARAJEVO, JUNE 26---We're still trying to understand what World War I meant. It is a very complex event, one that has echoes into the present, and we've all been thinking recently about parallels between that world and our own world.
Joel Rosenthal in Sarajevo. CREDIT: Irfan Redzovic
World War to a Global Ethic
Sarajevo Symposium, Opening Remarks
SARAJEVO, JUNE 26--"We come here—100 years to the day from the calamitous events of the summer of 1914—to remember, to take stock, and to recommit to the ideals passed on to us by Andrew Carnegie and others."
July 1914: Sean McMeekin on the Outbreak of WWI
Would Europe have gone to war had Franz Ferdinand survived his visit to Bosnia? What were the blunders and miscalculations on all sides that fateful July 1914?
Greenland #56. Zaria Forman. Soft Pastel on Paper, 2013.
Why Human Rights Are Called Human Rights
Alan Sussman: No one can engage in commerce when deprived of liberty or autonomy. No one can create or imagine or love when consumed by fear. We need human rights to permit ourselves the possibility of being human.
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Japan’s "76ers" Gain Global Attention: New Liberal Elite Can Change Japan
Change is coming to Japan. In this "Nikkei Business" interview, Carnegie Council Senior Fellow Devin Stewart discusses his research on Japan's generation known as "76ers"--i.e. those born around 1976.
Iran Nuclear Threat: Fact or Fiction?
Senior Fellow David Speedie interviews Dr. Gareth Porter, scholar, journalist, and skeptic concerning U.S. claims of an Iranian nuclear weapons program.
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Superpower Ethics: The Rules of the Game
From our Archives, 1987
International systems have historically come in two forms: those based on the balance of power and those of a revolutionary nature, including systems organized around bipolar competition. Hoffmann finds the world order of 1987 to contain both these systems and judges it both ambiguous and original