Puerto Rico says it may not be in default for failure to pay moral obligation bonds, but financial experts say nonpayment would have reverberations.
If you are upset about the killing of Cecil the Lion and you are not a vegan, then you are suffering from moral schizophrenia. There is no difference between “Cecil” and all of the animals you eat who do not have names but who value their lives as much as the lion valued his. Show More Summary
People often assume that there's a basic difference in philosophical-methodological temperament between (say) utilitarians and "common-sense" deontologists. Deontologists, it is said, feel strongly constrained by their intuitions about...Show More Summary
Two Mundelein residents confronted Mayor Steve Lentz during his first public meeting after giving a controversial Fourth of July speech at Fort Hill Heritage Museum criticizing gay marriage and single mothers.
Lion populations have been plummeting and they are in danger of extinction in the foreseeable future. Above, an African lion in the wild. Photo by Vanessa Mignon Cecil the lion is dead because Walter Palmer the dentist is a morally deadened human being. Show More Summary
The small town of Banshee, Pennsylvania is closing its doors, forcing its diverse population of con men, plucky criminals, and morally compromised police deputies out into the street. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the fourth season...Show More Summary
We must work to overcome hunger not only for economic and political reasons, but also because it is the right thing to do, argues former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. The public, private and nonprofit sectors, as well as religious leaders, all need to become fully engaged, she says.
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, otherwise known as the creepy uncle of the antigay “religious freedom” movement, has a message for members of the Westboro Baptist Church: You cannot use your religion to justify picketing the funerals of the victims from last week’s shooting in Lafayette. Show More Summary
John Allen Gay History, Iran Both left and right use the 1953 coup against Iran's prime minister as a morality lesson about American foreign policy. But Mossadegh's complex legacy must be understood on its own terms, not ours. Reviewing...Show More Summary
When the first video exposing the full extent of the moral horror of Planned Parenthood’s murder mills was released two weeks ago, the initial response from the mainstream media was a stony silence. Just as with the gruesome revelations about Dr. Kermit Gosnell, politicians and commentators on the left hoped that by quashing the story, […]
Arthur C. Brooks says Republicans should revise their rhetoric and speak in moral terms.
Andy Greenberg was cruising at 70 mph (113 kph) when the connected car he was driving suddenly began blasting frigid air, hip hop music and wiper fluid. He wasn’t even touching any of the controls -- but he was being hacked. “As the two hackers remotely toyed with the air-conditioning, radio [...]
In a year that has seen a major legal victory for same-sex marriage and growing exposure for a range of LGBTQ issues, queer people and their allies have one more reason to smile today. On July 27, the Boy Scouts of America’s top leadership voted to end its ban on openly gay adult leaders. Show More Summary
Young people studying the Middle East are almost all sympathetic to the Palestinian point of view. Many are conversant on the history of the region and root causes. They understand BDS as a moral imperative. Once we were embattled; today we are insurgent.
Eric Hosmer drove in four runs and Kendrys Morales added three R.B.I., and Kansas City opened a 10-game trip with a victory over spiraling Cleveland.
Eric Hosmer drove in four runs, Kendrys Morales added three RBIs and the Kansas City Royals opened a 10-game road trip with a 9-4 victory over the spiraling Cleveland Indians on Monday night.
If Chinese authorities continue to stand behind the stockmarket with an open cheque book, there could be some perverse outcomes.
Shopping can be an ethical act. “Every person ought to have the awareness that purchasing is always a moral – and not simply an economic – act,” Pope Francis announced early this year. How can we spend our money as if our values matter? In some sectors and for some values this is fairly easy. Show More Summary
Football is a national religion, which makes us all complicit in the NFL's moral abominations
As we approach the film's twenty-fifth birthday, Jacob Knight looks back at Abel Ferarra's morally repugnant masterpiece. Read more...