As Brubaker rightly says “Citizenship is a universal and distinctive feature of the modern political landscape.” Every state formally defines its “imagined community” by publicly identifying the attributes of its citizens and in consequence the attributes that constitute its non-citizens or aliens. Importantly, according to each state, citizens have certain rights and obligations which constitute their legal equality. However, globalization has increasingly altered the position and…Continue
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When it came to light that entities connected to the Russian government had engaged in a series of digital actions, ranging from purchasing misleading ads on Facebook to hacking and distributing internal political campaign emails, designed to interfere in the 2016 United States presidential election, there was no shortage of press coverage. Both traditional and new media sources have devoted, and continue to devote, a great deal of coverage to the issue, and understandably so. One does not…Continue
The greatest social problem that we are experiencing today is the growing difference between the poor and the rich and we have learned to accept it. But it is at terrible cost in separation and the associated feelings of anger, depression and helplessness, between the people who have jobs that provide stable incomes with comfortable homes and those who don't and can't. The practical solution here is driving me nuts!
Many governments have made progress in easing this injustice--some…Continue
The world is changing. And fast. With the rapid rise of economies such as China and India, the likes of never seen before, every economy is facing change at an unprecedented rate. Countries that have historically been renowned for producing certain goods and services are seeing developing economies steal away their demand as these countries supply the global markets at more competitive prices. However, with hundreds of thousands of employed in these now uncompetitive, declining industries…Continue
Marina Hrabar, age 42, is a high school teacher in Kharkov, Ukraine.
ESSAY TOPIC: In your opinion, what is the greatest ethical challenge facing the world today?
If I had been God, I might have ordered the world differently. I think I would have provided my people with a tamper-free world, where life was perfect, never boring and happy. But here you and I sit, somewhere "in the meantime" that we call life.
In 1623 the English poet John Donne referred to people…Continue
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“A great flame follows a little spark.” – Dante
Africa has the fastest growing youthful population. The challenges of transforming this population into an upstanding citizenry are vast and manifold. Securing employment and ensuring that African youth are economically active and not working poor is a step, but by far not a premier destination. Economic pundits have too narrowly shaped our view of the world into economic variables, despite our progressive economies the great leap into…Continue
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Agbleze Gameli Jnr is B.A holder in Environment and Resources Management from the University for Development Studies. He is a teacher who teaches geography and government in prestigious Otoo Memorial Senior High School. Due to his passion for the environment, he is an active member of numerous environmental groups to fostering sound environmental practices
ESSAY TOPIC: IN YOUR OPINION, WHAT IS THE GREATEST ETHICAL CHALLENGE FACING THE WORLD TODAY?
In my candid…Continue
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Northern Utah Academy for Math, Engineering, and Sciences
(High School Student)
Black Lives Matter. I don’t believe a three word statement has caused this much contention and grief since the invention of the phrase “I love you.” The Black Lives Matter movement began after George Zimmerman was acquitted of shooting and killing Trayvon…Continue
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Rilliandi Arindra Putawa
Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia
Terrorism, damaged environment, war, are issues due to ethical problem which becomes global society’s challenge to deal with. The absence of standard ethic in global society is the key cause of the emergence of such global issues. Both terrorism in Suriah and other countries in Middle East and crisis in…Continue
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Chase Allan Look
Lansing Community College
Ethics of Nuclear War
The greatest ethical challenge I see facing the world is nuclear war. Tensions have been rising between several countries for…Continue
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Boko Haram, referred to by themselves as al-Wilāya al-Islāmiyya Gharb Afrīqiyyah (Arabic: الولاية الإسلامية غرب أفريقيا, (Islamic State West Africa Province, ISWAP)…Continue
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Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its ninth annual International Essay Contest, open to teachers and students anywhere in the world.
From climate change, to refugees, to terrorism, many of the greatest problems facing us in the 21st century transcend national borders. All involve ethical issues, such as fairness, rights, and responsibilities.
In your opinion, what is the world's greatest challenge, and how does it affect your local…Continue