Ethics and Society Newsfeed – May 4, 2018

Bioethics/Medical Ethics Bioethics group to study technology behind ‘three-parent babies’ “Mitochondrial genome replacement technology involves combining the genetic material (DNA) … More

Stoking the Flames of Competitiveness on an Overheating Planet

STUDENT VOICES By: Michael Aprea This essay is in response to the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs video “Climate Protectionism and … More

Best intentions, worst outcomes: Ethical and legal challenges for international research involving sex workers

Central America hosts a thriving sex work industry that is a key source and transit region for sex trafficking and … More

Fordham Panel to Address Questions about Human Rights in Age of Fear, Violence and Scarce Resources 

By: Michael Aprea        Few realities have shaken the foundation of human rights and the inherent liberties viewed common … More

In Good Conscience: Human Rights in an Age of Terrorism, Violence, and Limited Resources

Pervasive fears sparked by acts of terror, violent crime and resource scarcity test our values and raise critical questions about … More

Ethics & Society 2015 Year in Review

Starting with a national discussion on vaccinations, public health and autonomy, and ending with widespread reflection on yet another mass shooting, … More

APA Bars Psychologists from Participating in National Security Interrogations; ‘It is time to do the same for psychologists’ involvement in death penalty cases’

    Earlier this month, the American Psychological Association (APA) voted almost unanimously to adopt a policy banning psychologists from participating … More