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This program airs on KSCU radio 103.3 FM. Ethics Today features news, commentary and interviews on contemporary and perennial ethical issues, and seeks to promote careful reflection, civil dialogue, and informed action on matters of ethical significance. The program is edited and produced by SCU student Sean Kepple, and written and hosted by David Perry, Director of Ethics Programs at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics.
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May 21, 2001 [Click here to listen]: Virtues of humility and compassion in the music of the Shaker religious community. For information about "Gentle Words," the CD featured on this program, go to: http://www.loftrecordings.com/CDs/lrcd1041.htm.
May 14, 2001 [Click here to listen]: A story by SCU student Kate Moran about proposals to broadcast the execution of Timothy McVeigh, and excerpts from a presentation by Stanford professor William Damon on character education and the moral development of children.
May 7, 2001 [Click here to listen][Click here for text version]: An interview with Ellen Kreitzberg, Associate Professor of Law at Santa Clara University, on ethical and legal concerns about the practice of capital punishment in the U.S.
April 30, 2001 [Click here to listen][Click here for text version]: An interview with Michael Kevane, Assistant Professor of Economics at Santa Clara University, on ethical issues regarding the World Trade Organization, the North American Free Trade Agreement, the International Monetary Fund, and the World Bank.
April 23, 2001 [Click here to listen]: News and commentary on euthanasia in Holland, human rights in China, and AIDS drugs in Africa; plus excerpts from an Ethics at Noon talk by Amelie Rorty, Professor of Humanities and the History of Ideas at Brandeis University, on "Moral Elitism vs. Moral Egalitarianism."