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Carnegie Council Appoints 10 Pacific Delegates for Fact-Finding Trip to the Philippines on Climate Change

In October 2018, Carnegie Council's Asia Dialogues program is leading a fact-finding trip to Manila to investigate the effects of climate change on Philippine politics and society.

With severe typhoons a regular occurrence, the Philippines has become the portrait of climate change victimhood. At COP21 in Paris, the…

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Added by Carnegie Council on April 23, 2018 at 9:38am — No Comments

Reasons for Hope: Earth Day 2018

"You can rest in despair or you can ask: 'How can we harness our ingenuity and creativity and ability to cooperate in recognizing that we need to live more sustainably?' We need to be as creative about sustainability as we have been about exploitation."

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Brent Jenks, from "Hope for Asian Fisheries" podcast (see below)

In that spirit here's a selection of Carnegie Council resources from the past year, in honor of Earth Day, April…

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Added by Carnegie Council on April 20, 2018 at 10:52am — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Peace #Theodore Roosevelt

"Peace is normally a great good, and normally it coincides with righteousness, but it is righteousness and not peace which should bind the conscience of a nation as it should bind the conscience of an individual; and neither a nation nor an individual can surrender conscience to another's keeping."  Theodore Roosevelt

Added by Al LeBlanc on April 18, 2018 at 3:56pm — No Comments

India's New Education Policy:Will it Overhaul 10+2 Education

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Ratnesh Dwivedi

 

 

Introduction

 

Implementation of …

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Added by Ratnesh Dwivedi on April 4, 2018 at 1:08am — No Comments

Andrew Carnegie's Legacy, 100 Years Later and into the Next Century

As the centennial of the death of Andrew Carnegie approaches in 2019, the institutions he founded are organizing a series of programs to celebrate Carnegie's legacy and address the national and international challenges ahead. Carnegie institutions in New York, Washington, Pittsburgh, California, and Europe will sponsor events…

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Added by Carnegie Council on April 12, 2018 at 11:56am — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Misunderstandings #Louis D. Brandeis

"Nine-tenths of the serious controversies which arise in life result from misunderstandings; result from one man not knowing the facts which to the other man seem important, or otherwise failing to appreciate his point of view."

Louis D. Brandeis

Added by Al LeBlanc on April 7, 2018 at 5:30pm — No Comments

The Story of an Intern(Part-1)

Olu Eletu photo

 

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Ratnesh Dwivedi

 

 

Beginning of the…

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Added by Ratnesh Dwivedi on April 4, 2018 at 12:31am — No Comments

Carnegie Council Project "The Living Legacy of the First World War" Launches New Weekly Podcast Series On April 3, 2018

Carnegie Council's "The Living Legacy of the First World War" is a fellowship project that explores various aspects of the American experience in WWI. Launched in June 2017, the centennial of America's entry into the war, the nine non-resident fellows are conducting original research in the months leading up to Armistice Day, 2018. Led by Carnegie…

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Added by Carnegie Council on April 3, 2018 at 11:40am — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Wealth #Andrew Carnegie

"The problem of our age, is the problem of administration of wealth, that the ties of brotherhood may still bind together the rich and poor in harmonious relationship." Andrew Carnegie 

Added by Al LeBlanc on April 2, 2018 at 12:08pm — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Happiness #Samuel Taylor Coleridge

" The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions - the little, soon forgotten charities of a kiss or smile, a kind look, a heart-felt compliment, and the countless infinitesimals of pleasurable and genial feelings."  Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Added by Al LeBlanc on March 23, 2018 at 9:59am — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Truth #Edward R. Murrow

"To be persuasive, we must be believable,

To be believable, we must be credible,

To be credible, we must be truthful."

Edward R. Murrow

Added by Al LeBlanc on March 18, 2018 at 11:10am — No Comments

Just Out: "Ethics & International Affairs" Spring 2018 Issue

We are pleased to present a Special Issue of Ethics & International Affairs!

THE ENTIRE ISSUE IS FREE…

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Added by Carnegie Council on March 12, 2018 at 10:43am — No Comments

Call for Applications for Manila Fact-Finding Trip, October 2018, DEADLINE MARCH 16!

Carnegie Council's Asia Dialogues program will lead a one-week fact finding trip (site visit) to Manila, Philippines, during the week of October 22, 2018. The purpose of the trip will be to conduct dialogues with experts and practitioners to explore current issues relating to climate change in Philippine politics and society. Topics of…

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Added by Carnegie Council on February 6, 2018 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

International Women's Day

USA /Smith Carnell

Women's Day: Beautiful girls are…

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Added by Hanane Saouli on March 8, 2018 at 11:30am — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Our Damaged Democracy #Joseph A. Califano Jr.

"Our democracy is damaged. We all know it.  Every measure of our people reveals their perilously low confidence in the potential of the presidency, Congress,and the courts to stem the damage to our democracy and repair it. 

But we can do it. First we must recognize that while we do have foreign enemies and adversaries, the greatest threats to our way of life come from within our nation."…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on March 8, 2018 at 3:45pm — No Comments

Winners of the 2017 International Student/Teacher Essay Contest on the World's Greatest Ethical Challenge

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is delighted to announce the winners of its 2017 International Student/Teacher Essay Contest.

ESSAY TOPIC: In your opinion, what is the greatest ethical challenge facing the world today?

The five winning essays address sexual exploitation, geoengineering, artificial intelligence, genetic engineering, and the universal right to education. There were no winners in the…

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Added by Carnegie Council on February 26, 2018 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

The War for Raw Materials

The war for raw materials amounts to a reshuffling of the power relations among Western nations, on one hand, and the emerging and/or developing nations, on the other. The rise of China, BRICS, and the growing strength of the sovereign wealth funds of Arab nations, which are oil exporters, provides the evidence. Resources are powerful weapons in economic warfare, and everything…

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Added by Giuseppe Gagliano on February 25, 2018 at 5:10am — No Comments

Scientific Press: Between Theory and Practice

    Now witnessing the scientific press specialized in the field of science and technology and the new shift in terms of quantity and type; in view of the appearance of several new scientific and research projects and plans, and the holding of international scientific conferences in the fields of modern constantly.

What is meant Scientific Press?

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Added by Hanane Saouli on February 25, 2018 at 1:12pm — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Tribute to RAF #Winston Churchill

"Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few."  Winston Churchill

(Tribute to Royal Air Force).

Added by Al LeBlanc on February 25, 2018 at 12:47pm — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Drop In The Ocean #Mother Teresa

"We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But if that drop  was not in the ocean, I think the ocean would be less because of the missing drop.  I do not agree with the big way of doing things."   Mother Teresa

Added by Al LeBlanc on February 22, 2018 at 3:34pm — No Comments

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The Living Legacy of WWI: Jane Addams & Her Cosmopolitan Ethics, with Seiko Mimaki

"What distinguished Addams from other peace advocates was her strong emphasis on the crucial role of marginalized people, such as women, immigrants, and workers, in the peacemaking process," says Seiko Mimaki. Her views are highly relevant today, when people see themselves as abandoned by global elites. Unlike that of Woodrow Wilson, her vision of cosmopolitanism "pursued freedom and opportunity for everyone, not just for a privileged few."

What do Americans (Republican Voters) Actually Think?

We hear all sorts of assumptions as to what American voters—and now specifically Republican voters who may or may not serve as the basis for President Trump's support—think and believe about U.S. foreign policy. Do they have affection for Putin and Russia? Are they skeptical of free trade?

The People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save It, with Yasch Mounk

Harvard's Yascha Mounk argues that liberalism and democracy are coming apart, creating new forms of illiberal democracy (democracy without rights) and undemocratic liberalism (rights without democracy). Populist leaders are flourishing; indeed, Hungary is on the verge of descending into dictatorship, with shamefully little criticism from the Europe or the U.S. What are the causes of this phenomenon? What can we do about it?

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