How should religious leaders accommodate lab-grown meat in belief-based diet restrictions?
American infrastructure is failing, and improving it would better citizens' lives - does the government have an ethical obligation to repair infrastructure?
Britain's decision to leave to EU - "Brexit" - is seen by some as a rejection of globalization and due to the rise of globalization of nationalism, a phenomenon that could threaten global democracy.
Look Who's Back's brutal satire raises questions about juxtaposing comedy and tragedy.
Some countries plan to contest the UN's ban on trading ivory. But would allowing the sale of legal ivory economically benefit countries, or increase the problem of illegal ivory poaching in dwindling elephant populations?
Energy independence is a goal for many, but the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline has raised not only environmental concerns, but also a fight for tribal rights.
Lead contamination of soil has prompted the evacuation of East Chicago residents, but who is to blame: the absent, out-of-business perpetrators or those who failed to act sooner?
Nathan Reed explores whether abstinence-only sex education is a moral way to talk about sex in a modern society.
We can act wrongly: we may behave in ways that are unkind, inconsiderate, or selfish. Can our emotions be wrong too? Are there things...
How should classical musicians balance accessibility with preserving the traditions of their craft?
Contrary to comments by Donald Trump, historical precedent suggests an extensive relationship between women and military service.
With no law requiring the practice, releasing Presidential candidates' medical records has controversial implications for government transparency.
Colin Kaepernick's decision to not stand for the national anthem has raised moral questions about expressing personal views in uniform, flag symbolism, and military respect. Do free speech and symbolism change depending on one's position and the intended meaning?
On the ethics of viewing violent news on the internet.
Apple's removal of the headphone jack from its latest iPhone sparks worries about proprietary technology and e-waste.
Methods used to kill Zika-carrying mosquitos are also harming the dwindling bee population, creating an ethical dilemma of which crisis is more important.
Why did the President of Mexico decide to meet with an incendiary candidate who argues that the country is a haven for drugs and crime?
Georgetown University's offer of preferential admission status to the descendants of slaves it sold in the 1800s has sparked moral debates about making amends.
On Mother Teresa and why even a saint has her critics.
What does the burkini ban say about France's notions of religious freedom?
A news media that wants to serve the public should focus coverage on issues and candidate qualifications.
Pharmaceutical company Mylan's choice to hike the costs of EpiPens has brought widespread debate on prescription drug prices.
The contradictions inherent in the Olympics make it difficult to reject or embrace completely.
On the Brock Turner case and the moral reasoning needed to understand the perspectives involved.
Couching racial differences in understanding alone does little to foster common ground. Here's how hip-hop could change that.
Donald Trump benefitted from an electoral system that struggles with crowded candidate fields. Instant Runoff Voting could change that.
Should public health experts use genetically modified mosquitoes to prevent a Zika epidemic?
Are politicians wrong to appropriate music for their own purposes? Your answer probably depends on how you read literature.
This post originally appeared September 29, 2015. In Part One of this two-part post on the moral importance of providing children with diverse books, I...
Fighting a wave of explicit online content, sites like Facebook grapple with the ethics of automated content moderation.