Since 2016, Canada’s practice of offering MAID has followed a trajectory of ever-expanding eligibility. The ultimate expansion would make MAID available to anyone who wanted it, for any reason.
Where both capacity and integrity are weak, dysfunction is inevitable.
Prisons and jails have a long history, but they weren’t always used for the same kinds of punishment.
Constituents’ willingness to overlook deception may depend, in part, on whether politicians lie well and with a good purpose.
An expert in military decision-making explains the real-life consequences of war and the long-term psychological toll that endures.
Why an exploding aquarium in Berlin should destroy prevailing myths about the inner lives of fish.
Looking at the underlying philosophical and moral questions involved in abortion debates can help explain why it’s such an intensely divisive issue.
There is no federal recall law that could lead to another election for Santos’ seat. But Santos’ case presents ethics concerns that the House may review.
The technology’s focus on the framing of the artistic task amounts to the fetishization of the creative moment – and devalues the journey that waters the seed of an idea to its fruition.
A new work of environmental ethics argues that the constitutive value of natural places can be understood in the language of rights.
A House committee released details of Trump’s tax returns from his time in office – and they show he paid zilch in 2020.
Although there are rules that govern animal research, they don’t answer one important question: when are the gains from research enough to justify the harms it may inflict?
From warfare to entertainment and VR, brain-computer interface development has extended beyond prosthetics for patients with disabilities. Missing is full ethical consideration of the consequences.
Guidelines and regulations weigh the medical and health benefits of animal research with researchers’ ability to ensure humane care of their subjects from start to finish.
It’s a landmark agreement, acknowledging for the first time that wealthy countries bear some responsibility to help. But it leaves many unanswered questions.
Stable coalitions will depend on strong democratic values being embedded among political elites.
Despite causing hurt and offence, the legality of removing a whale fossil from the West Coast remains unclear. So what rules and laws govern amateur fossil hunting, and should they be strengthened?
‘I don’t like the candidates,’ ‘I don’t know enough to make a decision,’ ‘I don’t want to give this election legitimacy’ – an ethicist takes on nonvoters.
From planting mangroves to dumping minerals in the ocean, there are lots of ideas for ocean carbon dioxide removal – and even more questions.
Researchers have a number of responsibilities when embarking on their work - not least of all to the participants.