As COVID-19 vaccines roll out, a debate about whether athletes should be prioritized over more vulnerable populations has emerged.
States and hospitals are starting to declare 'crisis standards of care' as the pandemic floods their ERs. The orders have consequences – both good and bad, as a medical ethicist explains.
Jan. 11 marks the birthday of conservationist Aldo Leopold (1887-1948), who called for thinking about land as a living community to protect, not a resource to exploit.
Feelings of empathy for others may be plentiful in a year of suffering. But is feeling more empathy to loved ones than strangers morally right? A research team sought to find out.
Speculation has swirled over whom President Trump may pardon before leaving office. But why do presidents have the right to pardon, and how should it be used?
Every state and territory has its own rules when it comes to the kinds of gifts teachers can receive. But there are general principles to consider that are the same everywhere.
There's more to successful coronavirus policy than the R number.
We interviewed consumers about ethical fashion choices - they were well intentioned but overwhelmed. There are, however, some good sources of information for conscious shoppers.
The funding, procurement, storage and distribution of a vaccine present huge challenges to all governments, including New Zealand's.
Does the U.S. election show Americans aren't concerned about ethics? This is a question that resonates equally in Canada.
In ancient Athens, the richest people paid taxes to support what the residents considered the salvation of the city. These taxes earned them social and political clout more valuable than money.
Day of the Dead rituals help people connect with their ancestors, which the Aztecs believed was key to well-being.
Wriggling out of paying taxes may be legal, but is it right? Aristotle, Immanuel Kant – and others – have their say.
No-one wants our children to be used as research guinea pigs. High standards of ethical oversight are needed to ensure no child is exposed to possible harm.
The CDC has released conflicting messages on masks and transmission of the coronavirus. A scholar explains the nature of trust and why institutions need to be careful.
As more comes to light about the money-making tactics of social media platforms we need to reevaluate our relationship with them.
We've become used to having autonomy over health decisions, which is what makes fresh restrictions so jarring.
Despite growing numbers of non-religious Americans, self-declared atheists are few and far between in the halls of power – putting the US at odds with other global democracies.
'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.
Video game 'amoralists' argue killing in gaming isn't harmful since no living being is actually hurt. But when it comes to hurting virtual animals, we disagree.