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Ethical Perspectives on the News
The Markkula Center for Applied Ethics staff and affiliated scholars meet regularly to discuss the ethical issues behind the headlines. Podcasts of our discussions on current issues are available.
Staff and scholars can also provide commentary and background information for media on many topics in applied ethics. For a list of sources, see Ethics Experts for Media.
The views expressed on the Ethics Connection do not necessarily represent the views of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics. The Center does not advocate positions as a Center, but individuals with the Center may take such positions. We welcome your comments, suggestions, or alternative points of view.
Ethical Issues in the News
Tyler Clementi Case - What Punishment Is Justifiable?
Business Ethics in China
To Cover or Not to Cover: Headscarves and Human Rights
Coming Pandemic: Ethical Preparedness
Immigration Policy and Principles of Humanity
Ethics of Migration and Immigration
Ethics of Immigration
Ethics of Leaking
Ethics and Politics of Search Engines
To Boldly Go: Ethical Perspectives on Space Exploration
Playing With Ethics: A Panel on Video Games
Culture Suggests Cheaters Do Prosper
Steroids and Sports: The Ethics of Winning
Is It Ethical to Shop at Wal-Mart?
Budget Crunch Ethics
Nation of Cheaters
Respecting What We Destroy
Taking Responsibility for E-Waste
Racial Profiling in an Age of Terrorism
Osama bin Laden and the Duty to Forgive
Ethics and War
Catholic Perspectives on Cloning and Stem Cell Research
- What is Compassion?
Philosophy Prof William Prior kicks off this year's theme
- Conscience in Catholicism
Conference explores rights, responsibilities, and institutional policies
- Be a Social Media Ambassador
A contest for students in the Center's online business ethics courses
- Ethics and Leadership Summit
Meeting for state legislative leaders
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