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Resource Picks are selections of Carnegie Council resources on specific topics.

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Top 20 Council Resources for 2014 | 12/18/2014
Corporations, human rights, warfare, Edward Snowden—these were among the most popular topics our varied audiences accessed this year. Check out the most popular podcasts, web resources, journal articles, and TV programs from 2014.

HUMAN RIGHTS DAY 2014 | 12/09/2014
To mark Human Rights Day 2014, we present a selection of Carnegie Council resources from the past year. They include discussions of children's rights and the power of online activism, and a special Centennial Roundtable from our journal, "Ethics & International Affairs," on the future of human rights. This Roundtable is free online for a limited time.

EARTH DAY 2014 | 04/21/2014
To mark Earth Day on April 22, Carnegie Council presents a selection of our resources from the past year. They include materials on coping with climate change, the war to save wildlife, fracking, and the scramble for food and water. And we urge everyone to read the sobering UN Report, "Climate Change 2014."

Lest We Forget: The 20th Anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide | 04/04/2014
As we remember this tragedy when so many innocent Rwandans died, we must examine why genocide occurs, and learn how to prevent such atrocities from happening again. Are we ignoring ongoing genocides today? Are the victims and their families receiving justice? These resources provide a guide not only to the past, but to the present and future.

MODERN WARFARE: Resources from Carnegie Council | 03/20/2014
The battlefield has changed dramatically in the 100 years since Carnegie Council was founded, but the organization continues to promote moral leadership and dialogue concerning conflict and war. Here are some of our best materials on the ethics of modern warfare and what new technology and structural changes mean for peace and stability.

In honor of International Women's Day on March 8, we present a selection of Carnegie Council's resources from the past year. It features interviews with extraordinary, inspiring women from around the world, materials on overcoming violence against women, and thoughts on women and world peace.

Top 10 Council Resources for 2013 | 12/12/2013
From drones to nuclear weapons to U.S. militarism, resources focusing on ethics and warfare featured prominently in our global audience's favorites in 2013. Join the conversation by posting comments!

HUMAN RIGHTS DAY 2013 | 12/09/2013
These multimedia resources cover a wide range of human rights issues, including exposing abuses; women's rights; workers' rights in South Asia; human rights in North Korea and China; and lastly, a classic article on world poverty and human rights.

Back to School | 09/10/2013
Students, educators, life-long learners: We wish you all a great year, and hope you'll find our resources and contests useful, thought-provoking—and sometimes even fun!

Top 10 Resources for 2012-13 Program Year | 08/01/2013
Resources focusing on ethics and technology featured prominently in our global audience's favorites this last program year. Topics include the UK phone hacking scandal, drone warfare, and climate change. Join the conversation by posting comments!

EARTH DAY 2013 | 04/19/2013
These multimedia resources include exploring how individuals, governments, and corporations can take on climate change and sustainability; the intersection of ethics and the mining and forestry industries; and the growing sustainability movement in Asia.

On the tenth anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, we look back on the ethical debates surrounding the war, and the conflict's tragic results. Millions of Iraqis—along with many others in the Middle East, plus Americans and their European allies—are still struggling with the consequences of March 19, 2003.

This collection in honor of International Women's Day starts on a high note, with some inspiring stories of progress. But the struggle is not over. We move on to accounts of how far we still have to go before women enjoy equal rights, freedom of choice, and freedom from fear.

Top 10 Podcasts from 2012 | 12/17/2012
Currency wars, American business and economics, continuing unrest in the Arab World, and U.S. foreign policy--these were among the top stories that our listeners downloaded this year.

Top 10 Resources for 2011-12 Program Year | 08/10/2012
Resources focusing on moral issues, particularly justice, topped our global audience's favorites this last program year. Topics include unethical economic policies tyrannical leaders, and mitigating poverty. Another theme is America's future: Are the nation's best days already behind it?

EARTH DAY 2012 | 04/20/2012
These multimedia resources include exploring what it means to be sustainable; some practical solutions; the role of legislation; and finally, what we can learn from novelists' visions of a climate-changed world.

Top Ten Audio Podcasts for 2011 | 12/12/2011
Privacy versus security, business solutions to fight poverty, and the troubled relationship between the United States and the United Nations under Kofi Annan--these were among the top stories that our global listeners downloaded this year.

This year's resources feature three forums on aspects of sustainability; a  special profile of Mayor Michael Bloomberg; an essay on sustainability in China; a Global Ethics Corner on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline; and a teacher/student essay competition.

Carnegie Council's Program on U.S. Global Engagement: a Two-Year Retrospective | 09/30/2011
These materials from a June 2011 international conference examine U.S.-Russian relations; nuclear arms control and nonproliferation; European and NATO security challenges for the future, including Afghanistan; and competition and cooperation in the Arctic region.

Carnegie Council Project Offers New Insights into the Final Years of the Cold War | 08/18/2011
To mark August 19, the 20th anniversary of the 1991 coup attempt against the Soviet government of Mikhail Gorbachev, we present this series of interviews with leading Russians and Americans who played a role in the collapse of the Soviet Union.  

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