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New Book, "The Ordinary Virtues: Moral Order in a Divided World" by Carnegie Council Centennial Chair Michael Ignatieff

What moral values do human beings hold in common? As globalization draws us together economically, are our values converging or diverging? In particular, are human rights becoming a global ethic? These were the questions that led Michael Ignatieff to embark on a three-year, eight-nation journey in search of answers. …

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Added by Carnegie Council on September 20, 2017 at 1:56pm — No Comments

College as Part of the American Dream

In recent years, there has been a growing interest in college access and with it, a

growing concern about the debt incurred by students. Analysts on all sides

suggest a variety of causes and solutions to this very complex problem. Some

suggest that the problem is associated with increased tuition and fees. Others

suggest it is associated with aggressive pricing and promotion by lenders. For

some, the problem lies in the competition between the Federal…

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Added by Martha Bracken on September 17, 2017 at 2:22pm — No Comments

ECONOMIC PARADOX IN NIGERIA

Nigeria is a middle-income, mixed economy and emerging market, with expanding manufacturing, financial, service, communications, technology and entertainment sectors. It is ranked as the 21…

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Added by Momoh-onimisi.Ebenezer on September 15, 2017 at 12:20pm — No Comments

TERRORISM: AN ETHICAL CHALLENGE IN CONTEMPORARY NIGERIA

Terrorism appears to be on the increase in recent decades, its impact is feels in all the aspects of human society. As a system of freighting people to make them act in a manner that contradict their religious and social norms, terrorism is a both social and ethical problem in our world today. Terrorism has gained seasonable recognition and acceptance amongst people who derived fulfilment in violent extremism and inciting fear to general public. It is one of the widely form of warfare practiced… Continue

Added by Idi, Joseph on September 15, 2017 at 3:30pm — No Comments

North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - Sept. 14

In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.

Marcus Noland: Executive Vice President & Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International…

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Added by Kent Boydston on September 14, 2017 at 12:26pm — No Comments

Just Out: "Ethics & International Affairs" Fall 2017 Issue

We are pleased to announce the publication of the Fall 2017 issue of Ethics & International Affairs!

This issue contains essays by Amartya Sen on the foundations of global justice and Amitav Acharya on the multiplex world…

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Added by Carnegie Council on September 13, 2017 at 4:16pm — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Conscious

conscious: 1a. Having an awareness of one's environment and one's own existence; sensations and thoughts. See synonym aware. b. Mentally perceptive or alert; awake: "The patient remained fully conscious after the local anesthetic was administered. 2. Capable of thought, will or perception; the development of conscious life on the planet. 3. Subjectively or felt;conscious remorse. 4. Intentionally conceived or done; deliberate: a conscious insult; made a conscious…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on September 13, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments

CORRUPTION PANDEMIC IN KENYA.

As i pondered about this it  struck me if my creator graciously gave me the gift to connect you with the minds and hearts of great men ,I would want to use the same gift to reconnect you with your own sense of Liberty,your own compass for what is right.

What is Corruption?This is a complex and multifaceted problem which requires a comprehensive approach that cuts across all disciplines .It is a dishonest act and fraudulent conduct committed/executed against positive morals and against…

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Added by kiheo kimani on September 12, 2017 at 12:09pm — No Comments

TERRORISM IN NIGERIA: History of Boko Haram Attacks In Northeastern Nigeria And Their Collaboration With The World Terrorist Called “ISIL”

Boko Haram, referred to by themselves as al-Wilāya al-Islāmiyya Gharb Afrīqiyyah (Arabic: الولاية الإسلامية غرب أفريقيا‎‎, (Islamic State West Africa Province, ISWAP)…

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Added by MOHD BAYERO YAYANDI on September 11, 2017 at 1:36pm — No Comments

Ninth Season of Carnegie Council's Weekly TV Show "Global Ethics Forum" Begins September 8

Carnegie Council's acclaimed weekly TV show, Global Ethics Forum, begins its ninth season on September 8, 2017.

Watch it on PBS stations across the United States: Check MHz Networks for local listings. CUNY TV airs in New York City.  

Or watch it on Carnegie Council's …

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Added by Carnegie Council on September 7, 2017 at 4:52pm — No Comments

North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - Aug. 31

In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.

Marcus Noland: Executive Vice President & Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International…

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Added by Kent Boydston on August 31, 2017 at 3:50pm — No Comments

Back to School! Carnegie Council Expands its Online Education Section

For the third summer running, Carnegie Council's Education Fellow Elena Shanbaum has returned to expand the Council's online Education Section, which provides materials for both high school and…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 30, 2017 at 12:39pm — 1 Comment

#Cyberpeacefare #Politics #Dwight Eisenhower

"I despise all adjectives that try to describe people as liberal or conservative, rightist or leftist, as long as they stay in the useful part of the road."  

Dwight D Eisenhower

Need Uniters vs Dividers, especially in these Trumpian Times.

Added by Al LeBlanc on August 24, 2017 at 10:01am — No Comments

North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - Aug. 17

In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.

Marcus Noland: Executive Vice President & Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International…

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Added by Kent Boydston on August 17, 2017 at 10:22am — No Comments

North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - August 10

In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.

Marcus Noland: Executive Vice President & Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International…

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Added by Kent Boydston on August 10, 2017 at 4:28pm — No Comments

International Student Photo Contest, 2017: Climate Change

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its fifth annual International Student Photography Contest.

This year's topic is Climate Change: Send us your photos that show examples of climate change OR examples of combating or adapting to climate change.

The contest will be conducted on Carnegie Council's Global Ethics Network, our social…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 9, 2017 at 11:41am — No Comments

International Student/Teacher Essay Contest, 2017: The World's Greatest Ethical Challenge

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its ninth annual International Essay Contest, open to teachers and students anywhere in the world.

From climate change, to refugees, to terrorism, many of the greatest problems facing us in the 21st century transcend national borders. All involve ethical issues, such as fairness, rights, and responsibilities.

In your opinion, what is the world's greatest challenge, and how does it affect your local…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 8, 2017 at 11:30am — No Comments

North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - July 27

In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.

Marcus Noland: Executive Vice President & Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International…

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Added by Kent Boydston on July 27, 2017 at 3:46pm — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Chaos Theory (Butterfly Effect )

chaos theory: Theory that attempts to describe and explain the highly complex behavior of apparently chaotic, or unpredictable systems that show no underlying order.  The behavior of physical systems is impossible to describe, using the standard laws of physics.  This is because the mathematics needed to describe these systems is too difficult for even the largest computers.  Such systems are sometimes known as "nonlinear " or "chaotic" systems, and they include…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on July 27, 2017 at 9:02am — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Liberty #John Adams

"I would define liberty to be a power to do as we would be done by.  The definition of liberty to be the power of doing whatever the law permits, meaning the civil laws, does not seem satisfactory." John Adams

(Individual decision making should consider the "golden rule" ethics, as well as "civil laws" ? CyberPeaceGadfly

Added by Al LeBlanc on July 25, 2017 at 7:27pm — No Comments

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