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Political Order and Political Decay: From the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of Democracy | 10/15/14
Francis Fukuyama
What are the requirements for a liberal democracy? It's not just voting, says Fukuyama. It needs a distinction between public and private interest; rule of law; and accountability. Although the U.S. started off as a weak, corrupt state, it became a liberal democracy. Yet all political systems are subject to decay, and that's what's happening to the U.S. today. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

"Saving Amina": Global Justice for Women and Intercultural Dialogue [Abstract] | 05/27/14
Alison M. Jaggar
Western moral and political theorists have devoted much attention to the victimization of women by non-western cultures, wrote Alison Jaggar in 2005. But, conceiving injustice to poor women in poor countries as a matter of their oppression by illiberal cultures yields an imcomplete understanding of their situation. Free online till December 31, 2014. » Publications » Ethics & International Affairs » Ethics & International Affairs, Volume 19.3 (Fall 2005) » Articles

Honorable Mention, "Moral Leadership" Essay Contest, 2013 | 01/31/14
Ebuka Francis Okoli cites examples of many inspiring moral leaders, including Mother Teresa, Peter Benenson, founder of Amnesty International, and Dora Nkem Akunyili, former head of Nigeria's Food and Drug Administration. » Publications » Articles, Papers, and Reports

Breakout Nations: In Pursuit of the Next Economic Miracles | 04/15/13
Ruchir Sharma
Which countries will be the next big thing? Most follow a four-point cycle, says Sharma: "You have economic crisis. They carry out economic reforms. After they carry out economic reforms, some sort of boom takes place. Then complacency sets in, and then you get back to having a crisis." So beware! Economic development is extremely hard to sustain. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Winners of the 2012 International Student/Teacher Essay Contest, "Ethics for a Connected World" | 02/22/13
Carnegie Council announces the results of its annual International Student/Teacher Essay Contest. Winners are from Finland, India, Japan, Nigeria, the Philippines, Sweden, and the USA, with honorable mentions for essays from Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, and the USA. » News » Press Releases

"Terrorism" by Madueke Michael-Francis Nezie | 02/21/13
Terrorism is like a virus. It cannot be said to be bound within certain political states or geographic boundaries. To end terror, extremism and its attendant acts of terrorism must be addressed simultaneously. To fight an idea, we need an idea. The best way to eradicate terrorism is to never let it happen. It is a little like vaccination. » Publications » Articles, Papers, and Reports

Global Ethics Corner: Is al-Qaeda Making a Comeback? | 02/19/13
President Obama called al-Qaeda a "shadow of its former self," but the organization is making inroads in Mali and Algeria and some say it is as dangerous as ever. How much of a threat is al-Qaeda? Has the terrorist group made a comeback? » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Of Africa | 01/14/13
Wole Soyinka, Joanne J. Myers
In this masterful talk, Nobel-Prize winner Wole Soyinka focuses on Nigeria and Mali. Mali must be taken back, he declares. "To permit an enclave of extreme, violent fundamentalism [in Mali] is letting the door wide open to fundamentalist violence, not merely in Nigeria, but throughout West Africa." » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

How Religious Leaders Can Come Together to Work on Global Problems | 09/30/12
Mustafa Cerić
Religious leaders must come together as never before and take an active role in making an interfaith dialogue with global peace and security as its goal, says Grand Mufti of Bosnia-Herzegovina Mustafa Ceric. He cites three important initiatives from his own experiences. » Publications » Carnegie Ethics Online

Dealing with "Enablers" in Mass Atrocities: A New Human Rights Concept Takes Shape | 06/26/12
George A. Lopez
Because mass atrocities are organized crimes, crippling the means to organize and sustain them--money, communications networks, and other resources--can disrupt their execution, writes George Lopez. » Publications » Carnegie Ethics Online

Global Ethics Corner: Is the World Bank Outdated? | 04/20/12
With the election of another American to head the World Bank, some are questioning the institution's legitimacy and role in the world. Since once-impoverished nations are driving world economic growth, should the developing world have a greater say in the bank's governance? » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Global Ethics Corner: Is the World Bank Outdated? | 04/20/12
With the election of another American to head the World Bank, some are questioning the institution's legitimacy and role in the world. Since once-impoverished nations are driving world economic growth, should the developing world have a greater say in the bank's governance? » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Global Ethics Corner: Is the World Bank Outdated? | 04/20/12
With the election of another American to head the World Bank, some are questioning the institution's legitimacy and role in the world. Since once-impoverished nations are driving world economic growth, should the developing world have a greater say in the bank's governance? » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

The Oil Curse: How Petroleum Wealth Shapes the Development of Nations | 03/12/12
Michael L. Ross, Joanne J. Myers
Is oil a curse? According to Michael Ross, it's not a coincidence that major oil-producing countries have less democracy, fewer opportunities for women, more frequent civil wars, and more volatile economic growth than the rest of the world. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

The Oil Curse: How Petroleum Wealth Shapes the Development of Nations | 03/12/12
Michael L. Ross, Joanne J. Myers
According to Michael Ross, it's no coincidence that major oil-producing countries have less democracy, fewer opportunities for women, more frequent civil wars, and more volatile economic growth than the rest of the world. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

UN Population Fund Report | 11/16/11
Barbara Crossette, Joanne J. Myers
Now that the population has reached seven billion, most of the focus is on the numbers. In this report, however, Crossette explores individual stories around the world to shed light on such issues as aging populations, migration, and the desire of women for family planning. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

UN Population Fund Report | 11/16/11
Barbara Crossette, Joanne J. Myers
Now that the population has reached seven billion, most of the focus is on the numbers. In this report, however, Crossette explores individual stories around the world to shed light on such issues as aging populations, migration, and the desire of women for family planning. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Follow the Money: Krishen Mehta on Capital Flight | 05/23/11
Krishen Mehta, Julia Taylor Kennedy
How does capital flight work and how big a problem is it? Krishen Mehta of Global Financial Integrity (GFI) explains that in total, developing countries lose close to $1 trillion every year, of which 65 percent is related to commercial tax evasion. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Follow the Money: Krishen Mehta on Capital Flight | 05/20/11
Krishen Mehta, Julia Taylor Kennedy
How does capital flight work and how big a problem is it? Krishen Mehta of Global Financial Integrity (GFI) explains that in total, developing countries lose close to $1 trillion every year, of which 65 percent is related to commercial tax evasion. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

1st Prize, Teacher Category, "Making a Difference" Essay Contest, 2010 | 02/09/11
By forming an environmental club in Marymount College, Agbor, Nigeria, Anthony Itodo Samuel intends to address the challenges of environmental sustainability: a lack of awareness of the consequences of harmful environmental practices, and a lack of active participation. » Publications » Articles, Papers, and Reports

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