Featured Blog Posts – May 2017 Archive (11)

Upcoming Conferences of Interest 2017-2018

We have compiled a list of upcoming conferences related to the fields of ethics and international affairs through the middle of 2018. We hope you find something that interests you!

The Asian Conference on Cultural Studies

Date: June 1-4, 2017

Location: Kobe, Japan

The International Academic Forum (IAFOR), in…

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Added by Carnegie Council on May 31, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments

#CYBERPEACEFARE EXPERIMENT SUMMARY

#CYBERPEACEFARE EXPERIMENT:

 -System Objective Function: "World Peace & Planet Survival"

-Utilizes Existing World-Wide Web/Social Media System & Users.…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on May 24, 2017 at 12:48pm — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Religion #George Washington

"Of all the animosities which have existed among mankind, those which are caused by a difference of sentiments in religion appear to be the most inveterate and distressing and ought most to be deprecated." George Washington 

Added by Al LeBlanc on May 21, 2017 at 12:03pm — No Comments

Kashmir-The Road Ahead

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“Recent India Pakistan scheduled bilateral talks were called off by India, as Pak High Commissioner Basit meets Minwaz Umar Farooq ,Syed Ali Shah Geelani,Shabir Ahemed Shah and Yasin Malik.”-it’s a small piece of news. But enough to estimate the respect 0f GOI towards the free will of Kashmiris. Enough to estimate what Azadi means to a common shepherd boy of the valley of Kashmir? What does Azadi means to the people of the valley, where for 18 people one security personnel…

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Added by Biswanath Banerjee on May 17, 2017 at 1:32am — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Truth #Walter Lippmann

"True opinions can prevail only if the facts to which they refer are known; if they are not known, false ideas are just as effective as true ones, if not a little more effective."   Walter Lippmann

Added by Al LeBlanc on May 12, 2017 at 12:30pm — No Comments

North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - May 11

In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.

Marcus Noland: Executive Vice President & Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International…

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Added by Kent Boydston on May 11, 2017 at 11:15am — No Comments

John Quincy Adams Society Essay Contest

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The John Quincy Adams Society is partnering with The National Interest – one of Washington’s most important foreign policy magazines – to launch a new essay contest for college students. The winners will run in TNI, meaning they’ll be read by many of those who make the decisions and shape the discussions that…

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Added by Carnegie Council on May 10, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments

Miranda Lupion's Presentation on the Weaponization of Digital Russian-Language News Wins Council's Student Research Conference

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is pleased to announce that Miranda Lupion's presentation was selected as the winner of the Council's …

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Added by Carnegie Council on May 9, 2017 at 11:53am — No Comments

North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - May 4

In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.

Marcus Noland: Executive Vice President & Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International…

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Added by Kent Boydston on May 4, 2017 at 2:40pm — No Comments

EFFECTS OF JOBS THREAT IN AFRICA'S GOVERNMENTS TODAY: USING NIGERIA AS AN EXAMPLE.

In a world where government inequitable allocation of human resources escalate more and more often each day, we find ourselves living in an age where job opportunities generally are decreasing while economic problems are increasing.





It is seemly an awkward progression. Africa's unemployed persons today are living on the street, some frustrated and deprived of their right to humanity; in a situation whereby government enacted laws are taken for granted by government agencies… Continue

Added by Ugboja Onuche Gideon on May 3, 2017 at 2:04pm — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Truth #Abraham Lincoln

"I believe it is an established maxim in morals that he who makes an assertion without knowing whether it is true or false is guilty of a falsehood and the accidental truth of the assertion does not justify or excuse him."  Abraham Lincoln

Added by Al LeBlanc on May 2, 2017 at 11:16am — No Comments

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Climate Change and the Power to Act: An Ethical Approach for Practical Progress

We are already living with climate change; and although countries have pledged to limit global warming to 2 °C, success seems highly unlikely. This panel explores how to advance ethical leadership on climate justice globally, nationally, and locally in the years ahead. Topics include the Paris Agreement and commitments going forward, geoengineering governance, the problems in California, and the creative ways the Seychelles are coping.

Greed, Movies, and Capitalism with Ethicist John Paul Rollert

Every capitalist economy struggles with how to come to terms with greed, says John Paul Rollert, an expert on the intellectual history of capitalism. He describes how our perspective has changed from the Christian view of greed as an unalloyed sin, to the 18th century idea that it could bring positive benefits, to the unabashed "Greed is good" ethos in the movie "Wall Street." Where do we stand now? How can we rehabilitate capitalism?

Global Ethics Forum Preview: Plutopia: Nuclear Families in Atomic Cities, with Kate Brown

Next time on Global Ethics Forum, University of Maryland Baltimore County's Professor Kate Brown details the ethical, social, and health costs of nuclear power since World War II. In this excerpt Brown, author of "Plutopia," and journalist Stephanie Sy discuss the little-known Cold War era nuclear production plants in the Soviet Union and Washington State.

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