Topic: US Domestic Issues

  • Read excerpts from R&E’s interview about health care ethics with Dr. Fitzhugh Mullan, a pediatrician at the Upper Cardozo Community Health Center in Washington, D.C., clinical professor of pediatrics and public health at George Washington University, editor of the health policy journal HEALTH AFFAIRS, and author of BIG DOCTORING IN AMERICA. More

    November 8, 2002 | Comments

  • Lucky Severson reports on companies in which ethics remains an essential part of the business plan.

    October 25, 2002 | Comments

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    In the aftermath of 9/11, as many Americans tried to learn more about Islam, much was said about “madrasahs.” They are the Islamic schools, some of which, in Pakistan, taught young men not just the Qur’an but terrorism. Madrasahs, it turns out, have a long and distinguished history in the Islamic world and may hold the key to whether Muslim scholars can once again welcome the ideas of others. More

    June 21, 2002 | Comments

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    As American Catholics have reeled from the disclosures of past sexual abuses by priests, and evidence they were covered up, one of the questions raised has concerned priestly celibacy — abstinence from sex. Was that requirement a cause of the abuses? Is it necessary for dedicated ministry? Should it be made optional? More

    April 12, 2002 | Comments

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    A special report on the sexual pressures on pre-teenage girls. Parents, social critics, and many young girls themselves deplore it, but sex sells, so advertisers and entertainers use it to attract audiences. More

    April 12, 2002 | Comments

  • This week, as congressional committees in Washington investigated the Enron scandal, many of the rest of us must have wondered whether what happened at Enron could happen elsewhere.

    February 8, 2002 | Comments

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    As Congress worked on the antiterrorism bill, proponents argued that the FBI and police need new tools to keep up with modern technology, while others expressed concern about violating privacy and other rights. Lucky Severson reports on the new search for the right balance between national security and civil liberties. More

    October 12, 2001 | Comments

  • In conjunction with our profile on Diana Eck, RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY invited several scholars to comment on religious pluralism in America. More

    June 22, 2001 | Comments

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    To average Catholics, it may be hard to imagine their priest with a wife and children. But, to a limited extent, it is already happening. More

    June 22, 2001 | Comments

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    In India, sex selection by sonogram is officially illegal, but widely practiced. And there is no Hindu or legal prohibition on abortion. More

    June 1, 2001 | Comments

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