Beyond economic growth and safety nets there exists a wide range of proven anti-hunger strategies. This policy brief highlights four strategies–fundamental building blocks for stronger food security policies that deserve greater attention in the current policy-making context.
The Fall issue of “Ethics & International Affairs” puts a spotlight on the topic of nonproliferation. In our Carnegie Council Centennial Roundtable, “Nonproliferation in the 21st Century,” four leading experts present their perspectives on the contemporary state of the Non-Proliferation Treaty and the future of nuclear weapons.
Are Muslims threatening the core values of the West? Jocelyne Cesari examines this question through the lens of testimonies from Muslims in France, Germany, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and the United States.
Resources focusing on ethics and technology featured prominently in our global audience’s favorites this last program year. Topics include the UK phone hacking scandal, drone warfare, and climate change. Join the conversation by posting comments!
“The pursuit of wealth will continue to be the engine of American society. But let’s not forget that the pursuit of happiness demands more. The signers of the Declaration of Independence pledged not only their lives and fortunes, but their ‘sacred honor.’ There are some things that cannot be bought.”
Controversy surrounding the Magnitsky Act and the Edward Snowden affair has led some observers to believe a “new Cold War” is underway between the U.S. and Russia. Are these concerns overblown? Can Moscow and Washington find common ground on other more significant issues?
In this nuanced and knowledgeable piece, Wyne analyses China’s changing values and challenges as the country takes a more prominent role on the world stage, from human rights, to humanitarian intervention, to the environmental cost of its breathtaking growth over the last few decades. He concludes with some thoughts on U.S. policy towards China.
“Though the 2010 elections that brought a civilian government to power were not free and fair, the new president, Thein Sein, has embarked upon a path-breaking and seemingly genuine reform process,” argue Joshua Kurlantzick and Devin Stewart in this report prepared for the Canadian government.
Carnegie Council’s Zach Dorfman reflects on Jean Bethke Elshtain, his graduate adviser at the University of Chicago: “She carried herself with an understated grace and dignity, and this gracefulness made you think about the relationship between the contemplative life and the good and ethical life.”
In a world with tremendous diversity of beliefs and cultures, how do we live together amicably? Part of the answer lies in pluralism: the appreciation of diversity and differences, with recognition of and respect for shared values. Students everywhere, we challenge you to submit a photo that illustrates this concept! DEADLINE: October 31, 2013.
Carnegie Council announces its second annual Trans-Pacific Student Contest, a pioneering exercise in U.S.-Asia collaboration. Essay or video topic: What are current or historical developments in your home country that illustrate shared or different values between your and your contest partner’s country? DEADLINE: April 30, 2014.
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