Difference between revisions of "Ethics News!"

From Alfino
Jump to: navigation, search
m (Spring 2019)
m
(11 intermediate revisions by 2 users not shown)
Line 4: Line 4:
  
 
===Spring 2019===
 
===Spring 2019===
 +
 +
:*Point about group responsibility in Southern Baptist Sexual Abuse Scandal.
 +
 +
:*[https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/11/us/politics/ilhan-omar-anti-semitism.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage Ilhan Omar controversy.]
 +
 +
:*[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.]
 +
 +
:*[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.]
 +
 +
:*[https://www.cnn.com/2019/02/07/business/delta-coke-flirtatious-napkins-trnd/index.html  Are these napkins creepy or funny?]
 +
 +
:*[https://www.npr.org/programs/invisibilia/533660783/future-self Invisibilia podcast on the idea of your "future self".]
 +
 +
:*[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?]
 +
 +
:*[https://www.cnn.com/2019/02/01/politics/northam-blackface-photo/index.html Governer’s past inappropriate behavior.]
 +
 +
:*New rules on handling sexual assault cases on college campuses provoking controversy.
 +
 +
:*[https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/29/entertainment/jussie-smollett-attack/index.html “Empire” star Jussie Smollett attacked with chemicals.]
 +
 +
:*Government shut down as lesson in "background" rules in moral system which distinguish what is legitimately "in play" in a conflictual decision making process.
 +
 +
:*[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]
  
 
:*Controversy over high schoolers alleged disrespect of an older native american man.
 
:*Controversy over high schoolers alleged disrespect of an older native american man.

Revision as of 11:41, 13 February 2019

Return to Ethics

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]