Society

Diagnosis from a Distance: The Ethics of the Goldwater Rule

Debates around psychiatrists' role in the political sphere have taken on new life under Donald Trump's presidency.

The Fire Beneath Our Feet

Coal fires, furthered by mining and human activity, continue burn around the world - and many won't be extinguished for centuries.

Harm Reduction, Moral Relativism, and Female Genital Mutilation

Formulating strategies to address female genital mutilation largely depend on the philosophical underpinnings guiding them.

Drug Addiction: Criminal Behavior or Public Health Crisis?

How should societies balance the medical roots of addiction while addressing the social damage it causes?

A Trump-Themed People’s Climate March

Intern Kiara Goodwine documents her experience at the 2017 People's Climate March.

Homeless in Utah, Desperately Seeking a Backyard

"Not in my backyard" has combined with gentrification to create a harmful force affecting Utah's homeless.

Is Activism the Most Ethical Way to Fight Climate Change?

Activism has become a powerful and targeted tool in the Trump era. Is it useful for fighting massive problems like climate change?

What Happened at Ramjas: Tyranny of the Nation

The violent protests at India's Ramjas College have as much to do with nationalism as they do free speech.

The Ethics of an Atheist Pope

Pope Francis has not said he is an atheist, but he has made statements supporting atheism over hypocrisy. What would the implications be if the Pope were an atheist?

What Happened at Ramjas : A Voiceless India

Violent protests at India's Ramjas College have threatened the role of free speech in Indian society.