Casting James Dean in a new movie points to a bigger problem for us all: protecting the digital dead from the living.
The attitudes and behaviour of employees are impacted much more strongly by the actions of their bosses than by their words. And the CEO is the most visible and powerful role model of all.
Norms are perceptions or beliefs about what we understand the rules for acceptable behavior to be. Trump's impeachment could help restore some of them.
Colleges and universities should apply the best techniques of research and education to their own decision-making.
Police are almost always the first responders in cases of mental health crisis. Too often these encounters turn bad, even deadly. But police were never meant to be in charge of US mental health care.
When the University of Cape Town discovered skeletons in its archive that had been unethically obtained and used, they set about restoring justice to the bones and the community they came from.
Yes, there are pros and cons of this new reproductive technology. But there are many other issues about maternal and child health we need to tackle first.
Data protection policies focus on human rights. But the exercise of our free will is increasingly being hindered.
United Airlines faced a public relations nightmare when they dragged a man off a flight in 2017 – until the blame shifted back to the victim.
There's much to be said for the campaign to reduce weekly working hours. But the ethics are more complex than often assumed.
Opioid overdoses killed 47,000 Americans in 2017 — more than gun violence. Many fewer would have died if they'd been treated with the life-saving drug naloxone, also called Narcan.
Sky’s true crime channel is feeding a ‘desktop detective’ culture.
How much is your suffering worth in court? Often, it depends on the judge. But justice may be better served by letting victims choose between monetary compensation and a more restorative remedy.
CRISPR technology is continually improving to make it more specific, but serious consideration should be given to when and how CRISPR is safe for gene editing.
Institutions that benefited from donations from benefactors such as Epstein are facing hard questions. In a somewhat similar ethical debate in 1905, a pastor argued for return of a Rockefeller gift.
The kids are right when it comes to climate change, says an ethicist: adults have a moral and ethical responsibility to take the necessary actions to stop climate change.
Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur are quintessentially Jewish holidays, but an ethicist argues that their values around becoming a better human being, transcend any one religion.
Economic and political assessments of climate change have for years helped justify inaction. Now, young environmentalists worldwide are shifting the debate to focus on values, ethics and justice.
When we argue, it's far too easy to mistreat others. This is why it's important to follow certain norms of argument, remain open-minded and remember what's morally at stake.
The New York Times reporters who broke the Weinstein story show how lawyers – whether ones who represented him or his victims – enabled the movie mogul's wrongdoing.