Articles tagged with stanford-ethics-center

Andrew J. Bacevich Stephen Kinzer

The United States will lose the war for control of the Middle East.

Reed Hundt

Framing surveillance as a tradeoff between privacy and security is a dead end for democracy.

Deborah Chasman

The Bowen H. McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society at Stanford University has partnered with Boston Review to share content from its fellows and guest lecturers.

Rob Reich

The modern foundation is an institutional oddity in a democracy. A democratic society is committed to the equality of citizens, but foundations are the voice of plutocracy.

David V. Johnson

An Interview with Larissa MacFarquhar on extreme moral virtue.

David B. Grusky Emmanuel Saez

Emmanuel Saez and David Grusky discuss why taxation, though a blunt instrument, might be the best available solution.

Gavin Jones

Writers of the Gilded Age unsettled the comfortable relations between failure and poverty, wealth and success.

Richard White

There was a time when Americans valued "competency" over riches and saw wealth as the cause of poverty.

Boston Review

Opinion essays by Stanford University professors exploring key issues raised by Occupy.