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With so many competing claims, what is the right thing to do? Carnegie Council is shedding light on global issues by interviewing public figures on a set of moral questions.

In this weekly podcast, host Devin Stewart asks thought leaders about the state of the world today and how we get to a better future.

These interviews are part of our Centennial project, the Thought Leaders Forum.

With so many competing claims, what is the right thing to do? Carnegie Council is shedding light on global issues by interviewing public figures on a set of moral questions.

In this weekly podcast, host Devin Stewart asks thought leaders about the state of the world today and how we get to a better future.

These interviews are part of our Centennial project, the Thought Leaders Forum.

If you would like more information or have ideas on interviewees, please contact Devin Stewart at dstewart@cceia.org.


44 Pieces

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"Globally, have we reached a point where we accept that genocide is not acceptable? I think we have. But what to do about it is something different...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2013
  • Length: 04:29
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"There are values that those of us from Western liberal societies hold dear and believe should be universal. But they're not. And that produces the...

  • Added: Oct 11, 2013
  • Length: 03:42
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"It's worth remembering that in the Cold War, the Berlin Wall fell, not under a barrage of artillery, but under hammers and bulldozers wielded by t...

  • Added: Aug 22, 2013
  • Length: 04:14
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"More and more of the things that countries, nations, governments want to do for their citizens can't be done nationally. They have to reach out to...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 04:15
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"So I suppose, looking forward, what I would hope to see is a greater awareness of the richness of individual identities and less attention given t...

  • Added: Aug 06, 2013
  • Length: 04:16
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"I think what is morally distinct is our consciousness of the disconnect between our values, our aspirations, our capabilities, and our deliverable...

  • Added: Aug 06, 2013
  • Length: 03:44
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"What strikes me about the world today is that it's a world of 7 billion people who are more connected than ever before, and yet the divides are hu...

  • Added: Aug 06, 2013
  • Length: 03:39
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"For me, leadership is also feminine. I always say that the men who have feminine values are part of the criteria for me to look for in leadership....

  • Added: Jul 16, 2013
  • Length: 04:04
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"The whole moral equation has become incredibly difficult, whether in terms of space or in terms of time. The moral community is now spread out acr...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2013
  • Length: 03:47
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"Most people, once they become more and more aware, they are in a better position to demand better policies in their own country and they are more ...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2013
  • Length: 04:00
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"One of the things I've seen over my lifetime is a move away from war and from the place of the military in political life. This to me is astonishi...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2013
  • Length: 04:32
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"Each of us can do a little bit, and we have to pick a piece where we feel an interest and think we have a comparative advantage and try to work on...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2013
  • Length: 05:00
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"The main, essential message of Islam is 'salaam.' It's peace, intimate peace; peace with the universe, with nature, and peace with human beings."

  • Added: Jun 07, 2013
  • Length: 04:02
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"Stories touch us. In some ways, they're so powerful that your point, if you're a minister, often gets lost because people remember the story and c...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2013
  • Length: 04:01
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"We still view ourselves as the land of opportunity, which, in a sense we are. But the opportunities are not trickling down to the bottom the way t...

  • Added: May 28, 2013
  • Length: 03:36
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"To use the New Testament sort of logic, who is my neighbor? Today that extends not only to your family or your literal neighbors. We know much mor...

  • Added: May 20, 2013
  • Length: 04:13
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"What many people can no longer claim is ignorance, especially those of us that do have easy access to technology. We know not only that these prob...

  • Added: May 13, 2013
  • Length: 03:22
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"We're in an age where every person can have access to global information. If they have access to a cell phone, which most of the world now has acc...

  • Added: May 08, 2013
  • Length: 04:02
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"I see a world driven by a loss of central authority, which creates its on moral problems as a consequence."

  • Added: Apr 22, 2013
  • Length: 03:50
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"A global ethic, which is absolutely necessary to meet the destructive forces that our intellectual and technological powers have given us to meet ...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2013
  • Length: 03:55