In October 2018, Carnegie Council's Asia Dialogues program is leading a fact-finding trip to Manila to investigate the effects of climate change on Philippine politics and society.
With severe typhoons a regular occurrence, the Philippines has become the portrait of climate change victimhood. At COP21 in Paris, the…Continue
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"You can rest in despair or you can ask: 'How can we harness our ingenuity and creativity and ability to cooperate in recognizing that we need to live more sustainably?' We need to be as creative about sustainability as we have been about exploitation."
---Brent Jenks, from "Hope for Asian Fisheries" podcast (see below)
In that spirit here's a selection of Carnegie Council resources from the past year, in honor of Earth Day, April…Continue
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"Peace is normally a great good, and normally it coincides with righteousness, but it is righteousness and not peace which should bind the conscience of a nation as it should bind the conscience of an individual; and neither a nation nor an individual can surrender conscience to another's keeping." Theodore Roosevelt
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As the centennial of the death of Andrew Carnegie approaches in 2019, the institutions he founded are organizing a series of programs to celebrate Carnegie's legacy and address the national and international challenges ahead. Carnegie institutions in New York, Washington, Pittsburgh, California, and Europe will sponsor events…Continue
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"Nine-tenths of the serious controversies which arise in life result from misunderstandings; result from one man not knowing the facts which to the other man seem important, or otherwise failing to appreciate his point of view."
Louis D. Brandeis
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Carnegie Council's "The Living Legacy of the First World War" is a fellowship project that explores various aspects of the American experience in WWI. Launched in June 2017, the centennial of America's entry into the war, the nine non-resident fellows are conducting original research in the months leading up to Armistice Day, 2018. Led by Carnegie…Continue
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"The problem of our age, is the problem of administration of wealth, that the ties of brotherhood may still bind together the rich and poor in harmonious relationship." Andrew Carnegie
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" The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions - the little, soon forgotten charities of a kiss or smile, a kind look, a heart-felt compliment, and the countless infinitesimals of pleasurable and genial feelings." Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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"To be persuasive, we must be believable,
To be believable, we must be credible,
To be credible, we must be truthful."
Edward R. Murrow
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THE ENTIRE ISSUE IS FREE…Continue
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Carnegie Council's Asia Dialogues program will lead a one-week fact finding trip (site visit) to Manila, Philippines, during the week of October 22, 2018. The purpose of the trip will be to conduct dialogues with experts and practitioners to explore current issues relating to climate change in Philippine politics and society. Topics of…Continue
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"Our democracy is damaged. We all know it. Every measure of our people reveals their perilously low confidence in the potential of the presidency, Congress,and the courts to stem the damage to our democracy and repair it.
But we can do it. First we must recognize that while we do have foreign enemies and adversaries, the greatest threats to our way of life come from within our nation."…Continue
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Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is delighted to announce the winners of its 2017 International Student/Teacher Essay Contest.
ESSAY TOPIC: In your opinion, what is the greatest ethical challenge facing the world today?
The five winning essays address sexual exploitation, geoengineering, artificial intelligence, genetic engineering, and the universal right to education. There were no winners in the…Continue
The war for raw materials amounts to a reshuffling of the power relations among Western nations, on one hand, and the emerging and/or developing nations, on the other. The rise of China, BRICS, and the growing strength of the sovereign wealth funds of Arab nations, which are oil exporters, provides the evidence. Resources are powerful weapons in economic warfare, and everything…
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Now witnessing the scientific press specialized in the field of science and technology and the new shift in terms of quantity and type; in view of the appearance of several new scientific and research projects and plans, and the holding of international scientific conferences in the fields of modern constantly.
What is meant Scientific Press?
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"Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few." Winston Churchill
(Tribute to Royal Air Force).
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"We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But if that drop was not in the ocean, I think the ocean would be less because of the missing drop. I do not agree with the big way of doing things." Mother Teresa
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