Category Archives: Ethics

General Motors won’t be criminally prosecuted

Conservatives claim and, sadly, many recent courts agree, that corporations are like persons, with many of the same attendant rights. But here is a case where a corporation, General Motors, engaged in criminal behavior and it ought to be criminally … Continue reading

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Connecting the dots

On the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington (August 28th), Michelle Alexander (whose book, The New Jim Crow, I mentioned and quoted from here) posted the following Facebook status update: For the past several years, I have spent virtually … Continue reading

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Ethics without a warrant: The living witness of the Le Chambon rescuers

[Jewish and Christian children at play in Le Chambon, (Occupied) France.] [In her 1998 book, Jews and Christians on Time and Eternity: Charles Péguy’s Portrait of Bernard-Lazare, Annette Aronowicz acutely summarizes and comments on the 1979 book, Lest Innocent Blood Be … Continue reading

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