• Castaway Mountain: Love and Loss Among the Wastepickers of Mumbai, with Saumya Roy
    11/18/2021
    Waste, from food to plastics, not only affects climate change but also affects people's lives in ways that we don't always consider. Saumya Roy brings these issues to life in her book "Castaway Mountain," which chronicles a community living in Mumbai's vast Deonar garbage mountain. In this podcast, Roy and Carnegie Council Senior Fellows Tatiana Serafin and Nikolas Gvosdev discuss how Mumbai's forgotten community reflects the massive problem of waste around the world. 
    11/18/21MultimediaAll Audio, Video, Transcripts
  • Global Ethics Review: Midnight's Borders, with Suchitra Vijayan
    10/13/2021
    "What does it mean for us to think about these border regions beyond the questions of international security?" asks Suchhitra Vijayan, the author of the new book "Midnight's Borders: A People's History of Modern India." In this podcast, Vijayan discusses with host Alex Woodson her 9,000-mile journey through India's borderlands, which formed the basis of the book, and she discusses the violent and continuing history of the 1947 partition, the stark differences and similarities along South Asia's various borders, and what "citizenship" mean in India in 2021 and throughout the world.
    10/13/21MultimediaAll Audio, Video, Transcripts
  • Protests in Perspective: Racial Justice & Democracy in 2021, with Adom Getachew
    09/07/2021
    One year after the global protests in response to the murder of George Floyd, where are we in terms of racial justice? In this podcast, University of Chicago's Adom Getachew looks back on the Carnegie Council/Open Society University Network "Protests in Perspective" series and discusses some early impressions of the Biden administration and details the status of protest movements around the world. Where has progress been made? How can we continue to move these conversations and actions forward?
    09/07/21MultimediaAll Audio, Video, Transcripts
  • The Doorstep: Biden's India Strategy, with Dhruva Jaishankar
    07/23/2021
    The U.S.-India relationship is a central part of the Biden-Harris administration focus on the Indo-Pacific region. Ahead of U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken's trip to Delhi next week, Carnegie Council Senior Fellows Nick Gvosdev and Tatiana Serafin discuss India's role in the QUAD, vaccine diplomacy, growing bilateral economic ties, and the youth revolution with Dhruva Jaishankar, executive director of Observer Research Foundation America.
    07/23/21MultimediaAll Audio, Video, Transcripts
  • Illiberal Democracy on the Rise: Examining Brazil, Hungary, & India
    06/09/2021
    The post-World War II liberal order faces unprecedented upheaval as countries and their leaders retreat from globalism, embrace nationalism, and attack democratic norms. Whether it’s Bolsonaro in Brazil, Orbán in Hungary, or Modi in India--illiberalism is on the rise. Carnegie Council President Joel H. Rosenthal hosts a virtual panel to assess the current threats against democracy in Brazil, Hungary, and India; discuss steps to support a revival of democratic values globally; and finally, examine the question: Is democracy an ethical standard?
    06/09/21MultimediaAll Audio, Video, Transcripts
  • Narrowing Hearts and Minds: Diagnosing the Global Rise of Illiberal Democracy
    06/02/2021
    From Hungary to India to Brazil to the United States, there is no doubt that illiberalism is on the rise, writes Joel Rosenthal, president of Carnegie Council. Just as the world is becoming more connected, hearts and minds are constricting in ways that are sure to be self-defeating. But if we act quickly, we can use this moment as an opportunity to better understand this alarming trend and detect the problems within liberal democracy itself.  
    06/02/21Publications
  • Vaccine Diplomacy versus Vaccine Nationalism: Synthesis or Dissonance?
    05/20/2021
    In response to Senior Fellow Nikolas Gvosdev's blog post on "vaccine diplomacy vs. vaccine nationalism" Samuel Owusu-Antwi, Ph.D. candidate at the University of Ghana, asks whether these two ideas can be synthesized to promote the "greater good." Should the U.S. look to "cosmopolitan ethics" to help nations struggling with COVID-19?
    05/20/21Publications
  • Vaccine Nationalism versus Vaccine Diplomacy
    05/19/2021
    Health security is a fundamental "doorstep" issue in terms of the intersection of domestic and foreign policy. In this blog post, U.S. Global Engagement Senior Fellow Nikolas Gvosdev notes that the ethical imperative to share resources has been limited or even suddenly curtailed by nations when it appeared there might be shortages of COVID-19 vaccines or treatments. What are the merits of cosmopolitan humanitarian critiques of vaccine nationalism?
    05/19/21Publications
  • The Doorstep: What Does Biden's "Omnipolicy" Mean for the U.S.? with Politico's Nahal Toosi
    05/07/2021
    Nahal Toosi, foreign policy and national security writer at "Politico," returns to speak with Carnegie Council Senior Fellows Nick Gvosdev and Tatiana Serafin about how Biden is merging foreign and domestic policy, making sometimes surprising allies and partners (e.g. Modi's India), and rushing to do it all before mid-term campaigning gets in full swing.
    05/07/21MultimediaAll Audio, Video, Transcripts
  • Are Americans Facing an Undemocratic Future? with Jason Stanley
    04/16/2021
    U.S. democracy is at a dangerous inflection point. As America emerges from the January 6th assault on the Capitol, society faces a critical question: Can democracy bounce back or are Americans facing an undemocratic future? Carnegie Council President Joel Rosenthal and Yale's Jason Stanley discuss how to undo the damage done to U.S. institutions and the rise of nationalism around the world, from India to Brazil to Hungary.
    04/16/21MultimediaAll Audio, Video, Transcripts
  • The Doorstep: The New Space Race with The Washington Post's Christian Davenport
    04/09/2021
    "Washington Post" defense and space reporter Christian Davenport joins "Doorstep" co-hosts Nick Gvosdev and Tatiana Serafin to talk about commercialization and democratization in space. How will billionaires Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and Richard Branson make space a part of day-to-day life? What are governments like China and India prepared to do to make sure they stay in the space game?
    04/09/21MultimediaAll Audio, Video, Transcripts
  • The Democratic Community: A Path for U.S. Engagement? with Ash Jain
    10/15/2020
    Polling data suggests that the American public is not in favor of isolationism, but wants to adjust the terms of U.S. engagement. In this webinar, the Atlantic Council's Ash Jain and Senior Fellows Nikolas Gvosdev and Tatiana Serafin assess the “democratic community” approach. Will deepening cooperation with an alliance of democracies be the way forward?
    10/15/20MultimediaAll Audio, Video, Transcripts
  • Immigration & the Black Lives Matter Protests, with Kavitha Rajagopalan
    07/15/2020
    How have conversations in the immigration rights community shifted since this round of Black Lives Matters protests started? In this new environment, what are some tangible policy changes a more progressive administration could enact in the United States? Senior Fellow Kavitha Rajagopalan offers a nuanced perspective on the many connections between immigration and systemic racism in the United States.
    07/15/20MultimediaAll Audio, Video, Transcripts
  • Ethics & International Affairs Volume 34.2 (Summer 2020)
    07/09/2020
    The highlight of the Summer 2020 issue of "Ethics & International Affairs" is a roundtable organized by Daniel R. Brunstetter on limited strikes and the associated ethical, legal, and strategic concerns. The collection contains contributions from Daniel R. Brunstetter, Wendy Pearlman, Jean-Baptiste Jeangène Vilmer, Danielle L. Lupton, and Eric A. Heinze and Rhiannon Neilsen.
    07/09/20Publications
  • Just Out: "Ethics & International Affairs" Summer 2020 Issue
    07/09/2020
    The highlight of the Summer 2020 issue of "Ethics & International Affairs" is a roundtable organized by Daniel R. Brunstetter on limited strikes and the associated ethical, legal, and strategic concerns. The collection contains contributions from Daniel R. Brunstetter, Wendy Pearlman, Jean-Baptiste Jeangène Vilmer, Danielle L. Lupton, and Eric A. Heinze and Rhiannon Neilsen.
    07/09/20NewsPress Releases
  • China's Changing Role in the Pandemic-Driven World, with Amitai Etzioni & Nikolas Gvosdev
    05/26/2020
    How has the pandemic changed U.S-China relations? How has it altered China's relationship with other nations and its geopolitical positioning? George Washington University's Amitai Etzioni and Senior Fellow Nikolas Gvosdev discuss these questions and more as they break down "great power competition" in the era of COVID-19.
    05/26/20MultimediaAll Audio, Video, Transcripts
  • Hungary and the Values Test
    03/31/2020
    In the wake of the Hungarian parliament's vote to allow the executive to rule by decree, Senior Fellow Nikolas Gvosdev reflects on the call by some to expel Hungary from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization--on the grounds that the country no longer upholds the liberal-democratic values that should form the basis of the security association.
    03/31/20Publications
  • Back to School with Carnegie Council's New High School Resources
    08/30/2019
    With the new school year in mind, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs has added timely new high school materials to its extensive online education section. Carnegie Council created high school level world and U.S. history resources based on opinion pieces from "The New York Times" "1919: The Year of the Crack Up" series and Carnegie Council senior fellow Ted Widmer's accompanying podcast.
    08/30/19NewsPress Releases
  • The Chennai Water Crisis, Governance, & Media Narratives, with Kavitha Rajagopalan
    08/27/2019
    Chennai, one of India's largest cities, is facing an ongoing water crisis due to drought and mismanagement. Senior Fellow Kavitha Rajagopalan explains how it got to this point and gives some important background on the city and the state of Tamil Nadu. Is climate change to blame? How does it connect to Indian politics and culture? And, beyond water trucks and desalination, how can Chennai solve this existential problem?
    08/27/19MultimediaAll Audio, Video, Transcripts
  • Ill Winds: Saving Democracy from Russian Rage, Chinese Ambition, and American Complacency, with Larry Diamond
    06/20/2019
    Larry Diamond's core argument is stark: the defense and advancement of democratic ideals relies on U.S. global leadership. If the U.S. does not reclaim its traditional place as the keystone of democracy, today's authoritarian trend could become a tsunami that could provide an opening for Vladimir Putin, Xi Jinping, and their admirers to turn the 21st century into a dark time of surging authoritarianism.
    06/20/19MultimediaAll Audio, Video, Transcripts

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