DEVIN STEWART: Rachel, great to have you here. The first question that we ask our interviewees is, how do you see the world today? How do you define our time, particularly…Continue
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As part of the Carnegie Council Centennial Thought Leaders Forum, Carnegie Council's Devin Stewart spoke with Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, chief rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth and spiritual head of the United Synagogue, the largest synagogue body in the UK.
DEVIN STEWART: Thank you for taking…Continue
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We are happy to announce ‘PRAJNANAM’- an International Conference on
Liberating Learning, on 7-9th June, 2013, jointly organised by a
handful of outstanding organisations like, CHILDREN’S UNIVERSITY,
Gujarat, ERA GUJARAT, BHARTIYA SHIKSHAN MANDAL, GUJARAT PRANT, HIGHER
EDUCATION FORUM, GUJARAT CHAPTER and enlightened individuals including
some 10 Vice Chancellors and the more heads of universities and
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From Rami Khouri in BEIRUT—I join with many others who applaud and are surprised by the speed and persistence of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s engagement in diplomatic efforts to relaunch Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. I applaud his initiative because it can only result in something positive, whether it succeeds or fails.
If it achieves its goals, it could…Continue
As part of the Carnegie Council Centennial Thought Leaders Forum, Carnegie Council's Devin Stewart spoke with Jessica Jackley, co-founder of Kiva. She is is currently a venture partner with Collaborative Fund, and a visiting practitioner at Stanford University’s Center for Philanthropy and Civil…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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DEVIN STEWART: The first question is, how do you see the world today? When you think about the world, how would you describe it, particularly from the big moral issues? What issues do you think are important?
SOMALY MAM: It's not easy for me because I come from Cambodia and see the world here. The world…Continue
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By Rami G. Khouri: WASHINGTON, D.C. -- If you want to better understand the best and worst aspects of the American system of government and the morality that underpins it, you should follow one of the most fascinating developments taking place in the U.S. capital these days: the debate that has opened on the secretive world of the government’s use of unmanned drones to kill…Continue
DEVIN STEWART: Professor Pogge, as we were talking about earlier, you have been thinking about the arc of history and your thoughts about the world we're living in today. If you could just start off by telling us, how do you see the world we live in today, especially from a moral perspective?
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JOEL ROSENTHAL: My first question has to do with the moment we’re living in now. There’s a certain timelessness to your work, talking about human nature, moral argument. But is there anything morally distinct about the time that we’re living in now?
JONATHAN HAIDT: I think the time we’re living in now is…Continue
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Following the Soviet departure, Afghanistan descended into a state of chaos. Will this happen in 2014, when the US troops draw out of the country finally? Back when the Soviet withdrawal took place, Afghanistan was embroiled in ferocious battles that took place between the warlords and the Taliban. The latter emerged the victor, although warlords still continue to thrive in the region. When the United States’ troops leave Afghanistan, there is a concern that Afghanistan may sink into a state…Continue
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Our colleague Dietrich Fischer would like to share this opportunity with the Network:
The World Peace Academy (WPA), in cooperation with the Advanced Study Center at the University of Basel, offers a 9-month full time Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) in Peace and Conflict…Continue
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When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love has always won. There have been tyrants and murderers and for a time they seem invinsible but in the end, they always fall -- think of it, ALWAYS!
All human endeavors must have as…Continue
BOSTON -- Two very different ways for the United States to deal with Arabs and Israelis were on show last week in the United States. The contrast was stunning between the televised debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney in which “I Love Israel more than You Love Israel” was the background theme song that…Continue
A majority of Israeli Jews (58%) believe that there is apartheid in Israel today according to an opinion poll published by Haaretz this Tuesday. The poll has received wide attention in the international press and sparked a great deal of controversy.
The poll further finds that a majority of Israeli Jews would…Continue
BOSTON -- Sometimes things happen so slowly that the casual observer misses them, and one such occurrence is the slow evolution in the United States’ position in its face-off with Iran. Two important things seem to have occurred since the spring: Washington seems to have taken control of the Iran situation from…Continue
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This week has seen the publication of a poll-based study entitled “Americans on the Middle East: A Study of American Public Opinion,” headed by Dr. Shibley Telhami and Steven Kull, of the University of Maryland’s…Continue
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Religion is one of the factors that make up personal and group identities. The question is how can religious identity be saved from being misused to legitimize immoral and inhumane behavior, and be used instead to motivate people to strive for peace, justice, and…Continue
Mr. President, Mr. Secretary-General, fellow delegates, ladies and gentleman: I would like to begin today by telling you about an American named Chris Stevens.
Chris was born in a town called Grass Valley, California, the…Continue
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This speech was given as part of Yale Law School's Global Consitutionalism Seminar 2012, convening on the occasion of the Centennial of Carnegie Corporation, New York, and of the Peace Palace, The Hague, and celebrating Andrew Carnegie's vision of international justice. The four-day event was held at the Peace Palace in The Hague from 29…Continue
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