Carnegie Ethics Online

Featured Articles

Child's painting. CREDIT: <a href="">Jeanbaptisteparis</a>

FEB 7, 2017 Article

Asylum in the United States for Unaccompanied Children

The current magnitude of child migration to the United States is unprecedented. How does the U.S. asylum process for unaccompanied children work? The views ...

Refugees on the move. CREDIT: <a href=""> La Veu del País Valencià</a> (<a href="">CC</a>)

JAN 20, 2017 Article

Virtual Citizenship for Refugees: A Proposal

At last, a practical, humane, and cost-effective proposal to help cope with the nearly 20 million refugees and asylum seekers worldwide, from philosophers Christian Barry and ...

Abraham T. Zere, writer/journalist in exile

DEC 30, 2016 Article

Eritrea: An Exiled Nation Suspended in Liminal Space through Social Media

Exiled Eritreans use social media to organize opposition against the tyrannical regime back home and to provide crucial information for the thousands of young migrants ...

Protest at Standing Rock, November 2016. CREDIT: Max Collins

NOV 30, 2016 Article

Solidarity in Dark Times: Why the World Must Fight for Collective Human Rights Now

"It is time for the world to move away from liberal and neoliberal-centric understandings of human rights that underline the importance of the individual, and ...

Scene of suicide bomb attack, Jakarta, January 14, 2016. CREDIT: <a href="">Gunawan Kartapranata</a>. (<a href="">CC</a>)

OCT 4, 2016 Article

Southeast Asia—The Islamic State's New Front?

From Bangladesh to the Philippines, the Islamic State's efforts to win over South and Southeast Asians have been substantial and have increased over the past ...

Sze Ping Lo

SEP 8, 2016 Article

Sze Ping Lo: Towards a New Environmental Imagination

Sze Ping Lo, CEO of WWF-China, is equal parts activist and intellectual. Now in his early 40s, in a recent conversation Lo looked back on ...

Signing of the U.S. Constitution by Howard Chandler Christy. Public Domain via <a href="">Wikipedia</a>

AUG 1, 2016 Article

The U.S. Election Is a Referendum on American Values

Liberalism is the simple but powerful idea that freedom and equality are values worth defending. It has been a guiding light for U.S. politics ...

Toronto Refugee Collective.  Photo provided by Samantha Jackson

JUL 12, 2016 Article

Welcome to Canada: the Ryerson University Lifeline Syria Challenge

In just under a year, Toronto's universities raised more than CAD$4.3 million and helped 19 Syrian families (99 people) settle in Canada, with many more on the ...

CREDIT: <a href="" target="_blank">Ggia - Wikimedia (CC)</a>. Syrian and Iraqi refugees arrive at Lesvos, Greece, October 2015.

JUN 16, 2016 Article

Integration and the European Migration "Crisis"

How we treat the millions arriving in Europe will affect all our futures, writes migration expert Jenny Phillimore. "We can genuinely welcome people, accept them ...

Around the Bataclan, Paris, November 2015. CREDIT: <a href="" target="_blank">JeanneMenjoulet&Cie</a>

MAY 24, 2016 Article

The Symbiotic Relationship between Western Media and Terrorism

Mass media and terrorism have become ever more intertwined in a mutually beneficial relationship often described as 'symbiotic.' This column examines that dynamic and ...