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Winners of Carnegie Council's International Student Essay Contest 2018 - Is it Important to Live in a Democracy?

Posted by Carnegie Council on March 12, 2019 at 3:52pm 2 Comments

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is pleased to announce the winners of its 2018 International Student Essay Contest.

ESSAY TOPIC: Is it important to live in a democracy?

Students approached this topic in different ways. They weighed current and historical cases. They applied and critiqued political, moral, and economic theories. They considered the protections, inefficiencies, opportunities, and inequities associated with democracy in practice. And they related their lived experiences to fundamental questions about the way societies ought to be governed.

Thank you to all who submitted essays. We received more entries this year than ever before, with representation from schools in 65 countries:…

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#Cyberpeacefare #Politics #Will Durant

Posted by Al LeBlanc on March 12, 2019 at 2:36pm 0 Comments

"The political machine triumphs because it is a united minority acting against a divided majority."  Will Durant

The Carnegie International Student Essay Contest, 2018, "Is it important to live in a Democracy ?"

Comment:  Seems to me the 5th Cyber Domain is taking over/fueling National/"fake news"/political paid propaganda  ?  Will Durant 's "united minority acting against a divided majority." has been augmented by world-wide web information cyberpolitics/warfare.This Needs to be countered by the World's Democracies, NOW in the UN.  Where have all the World Leaders of Democracies Gone ?  CyberPeaceGadfly

Just Out: "Ethics & International Affairs" Spring 2019 Issue

Posted by Carnegie Council on March 11, 2019 at 10:47am 0 Comments

The editors of Ethics & International Affairs are pleased to present the Spring 2019 issue of the journal!

This issue features a roundtable organized by Rafael Biermann examining how states and other actors balance legal norms, moral values, and national interests in various policy areas. The collection contains contributions from Rafael Biermann, Nigel Biggar, Megan Bradley,Gareth Evans, Stefan Oeter, and Hugo Slim. The issue also contains an essay…

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ELECTION IN NIGERIA: NIGERIANS DECIDED BETWEEN CONTINUITY AND CHANGE

Posted by Peter Obafemi Lawal on March 9, 2019 at 9:40am 0 Comments

Nigeria had it general election for the presidential post on Saturday 23rd of February 2019. The election was a democratic battle between integrity and corruption. But the people of the Federal Republic of Nigeria had decided to choose continuity of incumbent president over change of government unlike in 2015 that was change. Today, Saturday 9th of March 2019, continuity or change of government across the States in Nigeria will be decided on who's going to be the next Governors. THIS IS THE POWER OF DEMOCRACY. THIS IS THE POWER OF THE VOICE OF THE PEOPLE THROUGH VOTING DURING ELECTION. 

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