Featured Blog Posts – April 2019 Archive (3)

The Uniform Civil Code - A Hindu Supremacy ?

Uniform Civil Code – Hindu Mahasabha ?

Pluralism, a system in which multiple ethnic groups coexist, respecting all traditions and beliefs respectively. India is said to be the living embodiment of this definition. However, incorporating all of these beliefs into the Indian constitution would double its already colossal size. Considering this, Our Indian government allows its citizens to preach their…

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Added by Harikeshav. Narayan on April 30, 2019 at 4:36am — No Comments

May Carnegie Council Current Affairs Events, Live and Online: Brian Lamb on U.S. Presidents, Adam Gopnik on Liberalism, Ash Jain on U.S. Leadership, and a Panel on China

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its May 2019 current affairs programs in New York City.

To attend in person, please RSVP. Go to the online calendar: …

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Added by Carnegie Council on April 23, 2019 at 9:30am — No Comments

Ethics and Climate Change: Earth Day 2019

"The people of the 1940s could have left the Nazis for the people of the 1960s to deal with, but that would have meant leaving a political cancer that could worsen without limit. It is up to us to draw the line beyond which climate change cannot pass."

Henry Shue, "Tackling Climate Change: Why Us Now?"

In honor of Earth Day, April 22, 2019, Carnegie Council presents a selection of materials from the past year on the…

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Added by Carnegie Council on April 22, 2019 at 2:19pm — No Comments

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The Crack-Up: The 1919 Elaine Massacre & the Struggle to Remember, with Nan Woodruff

The massacre in rural Elaine, Arkansas was one of the most violent episodes of 1919's Red Summer of racist confrontations, but it also remains one of the least-known. In this talk with historian Ted Widmer, Penn State's Professor Nan Woodruff explains the causes and how it fits in to the post-World War I context. Why are people still reluctant to speak about this massacre? How should we remember this dark chapter in American history?

The Individual & the Collective, Politics, & the UN, with Jean-Marie Guéhenno

Carnegie Council Senior Fellow Jean-Marie Guéhenno, former head of United Nations peacekeeping operations, discusses the tensions between the individual and the collective in a world filled with political tension, pervasive surveillance, and fear of risk. What is the role of the UN in this environment? How can we avoid the violent upheavals that marked other transitional phases in humanity?

A Russian Take on the Kurds and U.S. Foreign Policy

A Russian defense news site declared the United States an "unreliable ally" after the the withdrawal of American troops from Northern Syria. Senior Fellow Nikolas Gvosdev connects this characterization to the need for leaders to connect a specific policy action to a larger, understandable narrative for the American public.

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