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==Ethics News!==
 
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===Spring 2019===
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:*Point about group responsibility in Southern Baptist Sexual Abuse Scandal.
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:*[https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/11/us/politics/ilhan-omar-anti-semitism.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage Ilhan Omar controversy.]
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:*[https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/virginia-politics/virginians-split-on-governors-fate-amid-blackface-scandal-poll-shows/2019/02/09/93002e84-2bc1-11e9-b011-d8500644dc98_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.48fb3116a6ed Polling on Virginia governor's scandal.]
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:*[https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2018/12/19/colorado-cake-baker-jack-phillips-faces-another-lgbtq-bias-allegation/2362740002/ Jack Phillips is back in court.]
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:*[https://www.cnn.com/2019/02/07/business/delta-coke-flirtatious-napkins-trnd/index.html  Are these napkins creepy or funny?]
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:*[https://www.npr.org/programs/invisibilia/533660783/future-self Invisibilia podcast on the idea of your "future self".]
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:*[https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/02/01/689623550/new-u-s-experiments-aim-to-create-gene-edited-human-embryos Should we conduct basic research on human gene editing?]
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:*[https://www.cnn.com/2019/02/01/politics/northam-blackface-photo/index.html Governer’s past inappropriate behavior.]
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:*New rules on handling sexual assault cases on college campuses provoking controversy.
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:*[https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/29/entertainment/jussie-smollett-attack/index.html “Empire” star Jussie Smollett attacked with chemicals.]
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:*Government shut down as lesson in "background" rules in moral system which distinguish what is legitimately "in play" in a conflictual decision making process.
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:*[https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/26/uk/venezuela-maduro-bank-of-england-gold-withdrawal-gbr-intl/index.html Maduro blocked from accessing Venezuela’s foreign reserves]
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:*Controversy over high schoolers alleged disrespect of an older native american man.
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:*[https://www.cato.org/publications/immigration-research-policy-brief/criminal-immigrants-texas-illegal-immigrant Research on Immigrants and Crime Rates]
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:*[https://www.npr.org/2018/10/03/654127241/nature-nurture-and-your-politics Hidden Brain podcast with Hibbing]
  
 
===Fall 2018 Florence===
 
===Fall 2018 Florence===
  
*[https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/22/us/white-americans-minority-population.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage Demographics of race may have effects on threat perception and immigration]
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:*[https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/11/us/undocumented-immigrant-workers.html?action=click&module=News&pgtype=Homepage Current state of immigration issue 2]
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:*[https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/11/us/politics/trump-border-wall-government-shutdown.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage Current state of immigration issue]
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:*[https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/resources/idt-sh/China_hidden_camps China interment camps]
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:*Friday court filings related to possible criminal conduct in the Executive branch of government
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:*[https://www.npr.org/2018/12/05/673760066/italian-court-orders-getty-museum-to-return-statue-to-italy?sc=ipad&f=1008 To whom does this statue belong?]
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:*More on yellow vest protests
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:*Michigan legislature, known for gerrymandering, loses election and then tries to limit incoming governors’ ability to fix gerrymandered districts.
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:*[https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/03/us/politics/north-carolina-election-fraud-.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage Election Fraud Allegations in NC]
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:*[https://www.ilfattoquotidiano.it/2018/12/03/di-maio-parla-il-papa-del-vicepremier-chiedo-scusa-per-gli-errori-che-ho-commesso-alla-mia-famiglia-e-agli-operai/4808943/ Emotional Confession of Di Maio's Dad to possible wrongdoing in family business.]
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:*[https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/30/us/tm-landry-college-prep-black-students.html Louisiana School Made Headlines for Sending Black Kids to Elite Colleges. Here's the Reality.]
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:*[https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/23/world/europe/hillary-clinton-migrants-immigration-europe.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage Must read Immigration article]
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:*[https://www.ilfattoquotidiano.it/2018/11/25/violenza-sulle-donne-mattarella-ancora-poche-denunce-bisogna-incentivarle-soprattutto-negli-ambienti-di-lavoro/4790500/ Mattarella speaks out for cultural change in treatment of women in Italy]
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:*[https://www.ilfattoquotidiano.it/2018/11/23/violenza-sulle-donne-istat-nel-2017-in-49mila-si-sono-rivolte-ai-centri-il-56-delle-operatrici-ci-lavora-da-volontaria/4786738/ New report on violence against women in Italy]
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:*[https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/22/us/white-americans-minority-population.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage Demographics of race may have effects on threat perception and immigration]
  
*[https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/20/world/middleeast/trump-saudi-khashoggi.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage. US to side with Saudi Arabia in killing of journalist]
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:*[https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/20/world/middleeast/trump-saudi-khashoggi.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage. US to side with Saudi Arabia in killing of journalist]
  
 
:*[https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/17/opinion/sunday/political-polarization-psychology.html?action=click&module=Opinion&pgtype=Homepage Report of survey research on values and political views]
 
:*[https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/17/opinion/sunday/political-polarization-psychology.html?action=click&module=Opinion&pgtype=Homepage Report of survey research on values and political views]

Revision as of 11:41, 13 February 2019

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Ethics News!

Spring 2019

  • Point about group responsibility in Southern Baptist Sexual Abuse Scandal.
  • New rules on handling sexual assault cases on college campuses provoking controversy.
  • Government shut down as lesson in "background" rules in moral system which distinguish what is legitimately "in play" in a conflictual decision making process.
  • Controversy over high schoolers alleged disrespect of an older native american man.

Fall 2018 Florence

  • Friday court filings related to possible criminal conduct in the Executive branch of government
  • More on yellow vest protests
  • Michigan legislature, known for gerrymandering, loses election and then tries to limit incoming governors’ ability to fix gerrymandered districts.
  • Examples of racism in the Election.
  • "Blexit" -- a campaign to move African American voters away from the Democratic Party. [1] [2]
  • Study on white / non-white's concern about environment and respective perception of concern.
  • Synagogue shooter's views of immigrants.
  • Megan Kelly defends and then apologies for defending “black face” Halloween comments.
  • Khashoggi son forced to shake hands with likely killer of his dad.
  • UN speeches for and against multilateralism and globalism. Later this term, we will read about globalism, which is a system of moral and political views advocating the weakening of national sovreignty in favor of multilateral agreements. It has clear implications for immigration, but also for a host of other issues. Read this article to get some information about where the US, France, and other countries are on this emerging moral perspective.
  • Follow the case of alleged sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh

Past semester's Ethics News!

  • New research on Trump voters motivations [3]
  • Let's try to look out for news stories with ethical dimensions and quickly identify them. You might post a link or just report your item in class.
  • Check out Rev. Carleton Pearson's story in the new movie, Come Sunday
  • Political movement toward Federal decriminalization of marijuana.
  • James Shaw, Jr., Waffle House Hero. [4]
  • New therapies for opiod and heroin use offer the prospective of “vaccines” which block the effects of these highly addictive drugs. Should users be required to take vaccines?
  • Example from FIRE website: [5] of new attitudes toward liberty of thought and conscience.
  • What are the ethical issues behind the raid of the president's private attorney's office?
  • Details from a local radio story on the local congressional rep race: McMorris-Rogers (R) vs. Brown (D). supporters on each side show predicted MFT triggers.
  • More chemical attacks on children, women, and male civilians in Syria.
  • ongoing teacher strike in Oklahoma raises distinct ethical claim. (Not just homo economicus.)
  • This Inlander article raises interesting questions about how values enter into community planning and development. [6]
  • Consider attending an Ethics Bowl team scrimmage this month. More details from Dr. Maria Howard (howardm@gonzaga.edu)
  • Police shootings of unarmed black men. The Sacramento case of Stephon Clark.
  • Hero in French terror attack.
  • "Catch and Kill" journalism in the case of Karen McDougal.
  • Cambridge Analytica news. Consider hypotheticals.
  • "Fairness" in trade. (Will come up in globalization discussions.)
  • More k-12 student walkouts
  • West Virginia teachers' strike offers example of inequity aversion, ethics in negotiation.
  • Learning about the views of Jordan Peterson, who claims a right of conscience to not use new gender pronouns. See his wiki page.
  • Quick change in gun control views. Today's student walkouts seem to be making a values statement.
  • The dehumanizing effect of scripted call center interactions.
  • Weinstein Lawsuit holds up sale of troubled company - group resp
  • The idea of Baby bounds: giving all youths money to start out with as young adults.
  • [7]