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Center for Ethics: "I, Citizen"

November 1, 7 p.m. in Moyer Hall’s Miller Forum Achy Obejas will introduce her newest book of short stories, the “Tower of the Antilles,” with a book signing to follow. These…

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Center for Ethics: "Why is Trump So Enjoyable?"

William Mazzarella will explore the imperviousness of President Donald Trump's popularity to gaffes and scandals. To do this, he will suggest that we need to come to grips with the dimension of…

From  Jeffrey Yorgey 10 Months ago 271 views 0  

Mr. Giugni: Humanitarian Aid in Multiple Combat Zones

Mr. Giugni will give a brief presentation and be part of an open discussion that explores his experience of helping to facilitate humanitarian aid in multiple combat zones around the world. Speaker…

From  Jeffrey Yorgey A year ago 20 views 0  

Center for Ethics: Post-War Justice

February 20th, 2017 When wars are wrapped up badly, they tend to sow the seeds for future armed conflict: witness the connection between WWI and WWII, the two “Serb wars” in the 1990s,…

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Center for Ethics: Is War Propaganda Ever Good?: American Filmmaking During WWII

During this lecture, Harris will discuss the partnership that developed between Washington and Hollywood following Pearl Harbor. Filmmakers of the time were recruited and encouraged (or coerced?) to…

From  Jeffrey Yorgey A year ago 78 views 0  

Eric Fair reading and discussion of "Consequences, a Memoir"

Fair, a Bethlehem native and resident, did a reading and discussion from his book “Consequences, a Memoir,” which chronicles Eric's role as a contract interrogator for the U.S.…

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Ethics, Politics and the Quest for Justice at Guantanamo: Reflections of a Gitmo Defense Lawyer

David J. Frakt is a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Air Force Judge Advocate General's Corps Reserve and an independent legal scholar, writer and commentator. Lt> Col. Frakt is a highly…

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Victor Pickard lecture, “Media Democracy in an Age of Corporate Libertarianism”

The American media system is exceptional in many ways. It is a largely commercial system that is offset by weak public alternatives, it is lightly regulated and in many sectors and it is dominated by…

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Paul Offit lecture, “The Strange Case of Vaccine Exemptions”

Offit is the Director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and Professor of Vaccinology and Pediatrics at Penn. He has written books on the…

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Wendell Potter lecture

Potter spent 20 years in corporate PR, and before retiring was the former head of corporate communications for Cigna. Since leaving this job he has become a vocal critic of the health care industry…

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Robert Epstein Lecture, "The New Mind Control"

Epstein is Senior Research Psychologist at the American Institute for Behavioral Research and Technology and a contributing editor for Scientific American Mind

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Michael Cholbi Lecture, "Libertatian Paternalism: Manipulation without Coercion?"

Cholbi is Professor of Philosophy at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. He is an author and editor, and is the founder of the International Association for the Philosophy of Death and…

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‌Maajid Nawaz and Richard Kerbaj interview

Nawaz is a British activist and author of several books on his radicalization, imprisonment in Egypt, and subsequent move away from radicalism. Kerbaj is security correspondent for the Sunday Times…

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Woodrow Wilson Fellow Jesselyn Radack lecture, “Whistleblowing and the Snowden Effect”

Radack is the director of national security and human rights at the Government Accountability Project. She will examine the perception and reality of whistleblowers in the wake of Edward…

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Roseanne Scotti lecture, “Does the War on Drugs Make Us Safe?”

Scotti is the New Jersey state director for Drug Policy Alliance. She will speak about whether the ‘War on Drugs’ makes us safe[r] or not.

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Orin Kerr lecture, “Security Panics and Privacy Panics: Government in Times of Crisis”

Kerr is the Fred C. Stevenson Research Professor at the The George Washington University Law School. He will use the example of post-9/11 surveillance reforms and the USA Patriot Act to tell a…

From  Sean Miller 2 Years ago 56 views 0