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SEP 29, 2022 Article

Long-termism: An Ethical Trojan Horse

"Long-termism," the idea that the fate of humanity should be our top moral priority, has gained prominence recently in the writings of philosopher William MacAskill ...

SEP 23, 2022 Article

Autocrats, Oligarchs, and Us: A Moment of Crisis for Responsible Internationalism

As world leaders meet in New York for the UN General Assembly, it is clear that responsible internationalism is in crisis. Carnegie Council President Joel ...

AUG 30, 2022 Article

The Big Picture

From Ukraine to the U.S. Supreme Court, the news has been full of stories to get enraged about, many with connections to emerging technology. ...

AUG 30, 2022 Article

General Milley's Ethical Dilemma: The Letter That Was Never Sent

More than two years after President Trump’s infamous stroll across Washington DC’s Lafayette Square Park, General Mark Milley has gone public with his ...

AUG 18, 2022 Article

Who Decides Who Decides What Conversations Are Allowed About Artificial Intelligence?

In the development, use, and purchasing of AI systems, it is important to ask questions about who holds power, what conversations we are—and are ...

JUN 17, 2022 Article

The United Nations: A Distinct and Exceptional Purpose

"The United Nations stands as the preeminent symbol and hope for the universal aspirations of human society," writes Carnegie Council President Joel Rosenthal in this ...

JUN 15, 2022 Article

Deus ex machina or Diabolus ex machina?

"Whenever we see or hear something that resembles "deus ex machina," or an inexplicable use of technology that resolves itself too simply or easily, we ...

Ukrainian refugee center in Moldova.

JUN 8, 2022 Article

Ethics & Artificial Intelligence: Migration

With Russia's invasion of Ukraine leading to Europe's worst refugee crisis since World War II, this article from researchers Gustavo Macedo and Lutiana Barbosa details ...

MAY 25, 2022 Article

Digital Platforms & Democracy: Opportunities to Evolve Together

Social technologies, digital transformation, and related trends are often pitted against democracy. Nicholas Davis argues that there are opportunities for democracy and digital platforms to ...

MAY 13, 2022 Article

Ethics As We Know it is Gone. It's Time for Ethics Re-envisioned.

Given the troubling state of international affairs there is reason to be greatly concerned about how ethics is framed or co-opted. To meet this moment, ...