Society

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Ethical Obligations to Climate Refugees

What moral reasons might best ground nations' duty to provide aid and asylum to those being displaced?
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Why Trivial Contributions to the Climate Crisis Still Count

The emphasis we place on different countries' responsibility for climate change may be doing more harm than good.
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Fast Fashion Isn’t the Fashion Industry’s Only Problem

Our addiction to cheap, disposable clothing is unsustainable, and the bill is coming due.
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On Patriotism

What does our fidelity to the nation in which we live require? What can it not demand?
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The Ethics of Policing Algorithms

The use of predictive policing asks us to consider what it might mean to police better and smarter.
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Can We Trust Anonymous Sources?

With confidence in our news institutions eroding day-by-day, do we still believe they have our best interests in mind?
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Intervention and Self-Determination in Haiti

What kind of solution best respects the agency of the Haitian people and might find the necessary footing to take hold?
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The Artemis Accords: A New Race to Dominate Space

The land grab currently afoot has people and nations staking their claim to goods that shouldn't be owned.
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Medical Challenge Trials: Time to Embrace the Challenge?

Are there any good moral reasons for refusing to experiment with willing participants in the face of an emergency?
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Do Politicians Have a Right to Privacy?

Are Matt Hancock's transgressions enough to overcome the presumption in favor of upholding one's individual rights?