President's Desk

Carnegie Council President Joel H. Rosenthal shares his latest insights and analysis, translating ethics, analyzing democracy, and examining our increasingly interconnected world. Subscribe to the President's Desk newsletter and follow Joel on LinkedIn to receive his articles, events, podcasts, and interviews.

Recent Articles, Events, & Podcasts

OCT 19, 2022 Podcast

How to Be an Ethical Individual in an Interconnected World, with Michael Schur

In this special Global Ethics Day event, Carnegie Council President Joel Rosenthal speaks with Michael Schur, creator of the hit TV show "The Good Place" ...

OCT 13, 2022 Article

Ethics as an Antidote

Against the bleak backdrop of war in Ukraine, climate emergency, food and energy shortages, and multiple refugee crises—true north on anyone’s moral compass ...

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

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 ...

JUL 6, 2022 Podcast

A Conversation with Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield on Ethics, Diplomacy, & Public Service

In a candid conversation, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, talks with Carnegie Council President Joel Rosenthal about her role in the ...