In this podcast, EIA Senior Editor Zach Dorfman introduces the fall 2015 issue. He discusses a new essay by Richard Goldstone; a book symposium on Michael Blake’s Justice and Foreign Policy; articles on democracy in the age of the Internet and ethical consumption; and reviews of books by Deen Chatterjee, David Bosco, and Michael Walzer.
Peter Singer argues that a significant portion of one’s income should go toward alleviating global poverty. But this is just a start.
The announcement of a comprehensive deal on Iran’s nuclear program is a significant achievement of international diplomacy. The predicament faced—and perhaps just resolved—by Obama is akin to a famous thought exercise in moral philosophy called the “trolley problem.”