Global Ethics Fellow Shaul Cohen is an associate professor in the Department of Geography and co-director of the Peace Studies Program at the University of Oregon. He updates us on the events and achievement of the Carnegie Global Oregon collaborative…Continue
On a recent trip to Kenya, I had the opportunity to meet primary school students living near my campsite. My initial thought process regarding the impoverished in developing nations was akin to the thoughts much of the general North American public has. I did myself, and the people…Continue
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Carnegie Council Centennial Chair Michael Ignatieff gave this public speech at Universidade Estácio, Rio de Janeiro,as part of the Council's first Global Ethical Dialogues.
It's a great pleasure to be here. I want to thank…Continue
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What is the greatest ethical challenge facing U.S.-Asia relations? In this unique contest, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs challenged American and East…Continue
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SRDJA POPOVIC: It's a mix of good news and bad news. It's definitely faster. It's definitely more globalized. That means definitely people are…Continue
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Jian Yi's documentary, Global Civics, has been one of the more popular videos at the Global Ethics Network, and now it is available in six languages. The links are below. In this documentary, ordinary people in nine countries -including workers in South Africa, businessmen in Argentina, China and Turkey, students in India and United States- thoughtfully debate whether a global civics is desirable and feasible. New language options will make the documentary more accessible to students around…Continue
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Ayse Kaya of Swarthmore College reviews Global Civics: Responsibilities and Rights in an Interdependent World, Hakan Altinay, ed. (Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press, 2011), 145 pp., $18.95 paper. Republished from …Continue
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This is the lead article in the symposium "In Search of a Global Ethic" in Ethics & International Affairs 26.1 (Spring 2012). For the full symposium, click…Continue
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Steve, thank you very much for coming.
STEVE COLL: My pleasure.
DEVIN STEWART: We're doing these irresponsibly big questions, crazy questions, as you might have seen. The first question is, what is distinct about the age we live…Continue
PANKAJ GHEMAWAT: I think that the age we live in is distinct from a moral perspective from the ones that preceded it, certainly in terms of the awareness or the ability to be aware of what's happening to other people in…Continue
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MICHAEL WALZER: I thought about that when I read your list of questions. You mean what is different between our world and, say, the world of the…Continue
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Carnegie Council is pleased to announce that Michael Ignatieff will chair the Council's Centennial project, "Ethics for a Connected World." This long-term education program consists of worldwide activities for teachers, students, and the general public around the…Continue
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Tune in to Ethics Matter: A Conversation with Dambisa Moyo on September 18 at approximately 6:00 PM New York time. Here is a Thought Leader interview she gave us earlier this summer.
DEVIN STEWART: Dr. Moyo, how would you describe the time we…Continue
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Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its first Trans-Pacific Student Contest, a unique experiment in U.S.-Asia collaboration. The contest is part of Ethics for a Connected World, a three-year global education project to mark the Council's 2014 Centennial. Winners will receive a trip to New York City.
The contest will be conducted via Carnegie Council's online…Continue
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Five years after its proposal, the trade agreement between the United States and Colombia came into force on May 15 with the export of Colombian flowers to the United States and an expected shipment of Harley-Davidson motorcycles to Colombia. It was a topic of contention at the 2012 Summit of the Americas that took place in the Colombian city of Cartagena: Will the free trade agreement…Continue
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The announcement on April 16 that U.S.-backed Jim Yong Kim had been named president of the World Bank came as no surprise to the world as it repeated the decades-old pattern of an American holding the office. The selection process raises important questions that the World Bank needs to address.
Democracy in the twenty-first century dictates that institutions should be…Continue
I presented this talk on February 24, 2012 at the University of Utah's Sixth Annual International Conference on Human Rights, Conflict Resolution, Nonviolence and Peace. I look forward to your comments and discussion.
The concept of "common good" is especially…Continue
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According to Slavery Footprint, a new app designed to raise awareness of global labor issues, I have 30 slaves working for me. Of course, these people are not my employees or property or in any way indentured to me. Instead it is through my…Continue
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JOEL ROSENTHAL: Good evening and welcome to the Carnegie Council. I have the privilege of introducing our guest and good friend, Michael Ignatieff.
Michael will be speaking on a topic chosen specifically for this occasion. It's a theme that has been discussed among our fellows earlier today. The theme is "Re-Imagining a Global Ethic."
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In the final days of October, it snowed throughout the American Northeast. Six weeks ahead of the official start of winter, it snowed on the hundreds of protesters camped out in lower Manhattan who have, for the past month and a half, given voice to growing popular anger over the state of our economic system.
It seemed particularly apt, then, that Gordon Brown highlighted the challenges of climate change, economic inequality, and financial instability when he…Continue
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