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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.

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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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April Carnegie Council Public Events Live and Online: "From Gutenberg to Google" with Tom Wheeler and "How Change Happens" with Cass R. Sunstein

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

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Carnegie Council President Joel H. Rosenthal Receives Distinguished Scholar Award at ISA Conference in Toronto

On March 29, Joel H. Rosenthal, president of Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, will receive the Distinguished Scholar Award at the International Studies…

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

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…

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#Cyberpeacefare #Politics #Will Durant

"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 propa…

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

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

This issue features a roundtable organized…

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ELECTION IN NIGERIA: NIGERIANS DECIDED BETWEEN CONTINUITY AND CHANGE

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…

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Save the Date! Carnegie Council Announces Sixth Annual Global Ethics Day, October 16, 2019

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces the sixth annual Global Ethics Day(#globalethicsday2019) on the third Wednesday in October: October 16, 2019.

Inspired by Earth Day, Global Ethics Day provides an…

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Carnegie Council March Events, Live and Online: Sean McFate on "The New Rules of War" and Janet Napolitano on "How Safe Are We? Homeland Security Since 9/11"

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

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How To Run,Manage,Aadminister and Grow a Media School - Prof Ratnesh Dwivedi

Media and Communication is an area which not only directs the politics and society but also sets agenda for all stakeholders in society. Media Activism, not only in India but world over has boosted morals of public,drived society and quite often has acted in a way that judiciary and government has changed its wrong decisions.In 1990s which was shaken back by many high crimes and very recently Nirbhaya Ganga rape case are such examples where Media Activism has played a decisive role.…

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Carnegie Council Presents "The Crack-Up," a Podcast Series about the Pivotal Year of 1919

Created and hosted by historian and Carnegie Council Senior Fellow Ted Widmer, "The Crack-Up" is a special podcast series about the events of 1919, a turbulent year that in many ways shaped the…

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The unforgettable voyage to the land of where success initiated. one after noon while sitting in my class room with peers during recess period who also applied to the yale young Africa program receiv…

The unforgettable voyage to the land of where success initiated.

one after noon while sitting in my class room with peers during recess period who also applied to the yale young Africa program received an email notifying them about the out come of their results, when they check their applications status most of them where not accepted for the program.I began to worry about my application for that most of my peer where not accepted been for of humiliation that my application will not…

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Added by Amara M. Kamara on February 11, 2019 at 4:55pm — 5 Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Cause and Effect #Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Cause and effect, means and end, seed and fruit cannot be severed; for the effect already blooms in the cause, the end preexists in the means, the fruit in the seed."

Ralph Waldo Emerson

This quote reminds me of tiny seeds from which grow the giant Sequoia trees; the accomplishments of: the founders of the great religions; political military leaders,s…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on February 10, 2019 at 7:00pm — No Comments

To Celebrate its 105th Anniversary on February 10, Carnegie Council Posts a Special Collection from its Archives

For its Centennial in 2014 Carnegie Council started work on the “100 for 100” project, an online selection of 100 of some of the best materials from its extensive archives, going back to 1914, now available just in time for the Council’s 105th anniversary.

"This is an adventure such as has never been tried…

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INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM AND TELEVISION CHANNELS: OPERATION AND REGULATION OF BBC AND CNN DURING COVERAGE OF 9/11 AND 26/11 PART II

6.0. HYPOTHESIS-

The balance to be struck is between the citizen’s right to reliable neutral information and faith in public authorities who may have legitimate national security reasons for withholding information, but who might also misinform or attempt to spin their policies and performances for personal or partisan gain. Numerous studies suggest the US media have been too uncritical in their coverage of the Bush Administration’s policies implemented in response to the events of…

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Added by Ratnesh Dwivedi on January 31, 2019 at 9:09pm — No Comments

INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM AND TELEVISION CHANNELS: OPERATION AND REGULATION OF BBC AND CNN DURING COVERAGE OF 9/11 AND 26/11 PART I

ABSTRACT–

“Terrorism” is a term that cannot be given a stable definition. Or rather, it can, but to do so forestalls any attempt to examine the major feature of its relation to television in the contemporary world. As the central public arena for organizing ways of picturing and talking about social and political life, TV plays a pivotal role in the contest between competing definitions, accounts and explanations of terrorism.

In proposed research which is divided is divided in…

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Carnegie Council Upcoming Events, Live and Online: Bollinger & Stone on Free Speech, Parag Khanna on Asia, & Silverstone on Preventive War

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

To attend in person, please RSVP. Go to the online calendar: https://www.carnegiecouncil.org/calendar.

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Peace & Justice Program at Fordham

I am thrilled and honored to join such a vibrant global community! By way of introduction, I'm currently a student in Fordham University's Peace & Justice program, which focuses on sustainable development around the world, as well as more theoretical studies in conflict resolution and justice. I wrote an article for one of our campus papers last semester on some of the program's past…

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Added by Robin Happel on January 31, 2019 at 1:04am — No Comments

Migration and Xenophobia in South America. Why the Venezuelan Crisis Matters?

Last week, increasing events have again put Venezuela in the international spotlight. A crosscutting thematic on democracy, human rights, and sovereignty are part of this complex scenario. A challenging puzzle that includes diverse key actors in the region, economic sanctions, and a growing social stigma towards the Venezuelan migrants. 

The turbulence and uncertainty in Venezuelan politics and, an historical economic crisis represented by an unprecedented hyperinflation in 2018, have…

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How Change Happens, with Cass Sunstein

From the French Revolution to the Arab Spring to #MeToo, how does social change happen? In a book that was 25 years in the making, Cass Sunstein unpacks this puzzle by exploring the interplay of three decisive factors. Don't miss this insightful talk. It may change how you view the world.

Human Rights, Liberalism, & Ordinary Virtues, with Michael Ignatieff

Central European University's President Michael Ignatieff is a human rights scholar, an educator, a former politician, and, as he tells us, the son of a refugee. He discusses what he calls "the ordinary virtues," such as patience and tolerance; the status of human rights today and the dilemmas of migration; the essential critera for true democracy; and the ideal curriculum. His advice to students: Learn to think for yourself.

Ethics and Climate Change: Earth Day 2019

In honor of Earth Day, April 22, 2019, Carnegie Council presents a selection of materials from the past year on the ethical responsibilities and challenges of coping with climate change.

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