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What We’ve Been Reading

What We’ve Been Reading

| December 2021
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Welcome to our roundup of news and current events related to ethics and international affairs! Here’s some of what we’ve been reading this past month.

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Secretary-General selection process and the P5 stranglehold on power

Secretary-General selection process and the P5 stranglehold on power

| December 2021
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On September 10, 2021, the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 75-325. Behind the resolution, which concerns the selection process for the Secretary-General, were two months of intense negotiations between the Security Council (read: the five permanent members) and the General Assembly (read: the other 188 states). In particular, the hotly contested paragraph on a female Secretary-General shows that when push comes to shove, the P5 will choose power over gender equality.

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Is a Bad Deal Better than no Deal?: A Perspective from Africa on the G7’s Agreement to Restructure International Corporate Taxation

Is a Bad Deal Better than no Deal?: A Perspective from Africa on the G7’s Agreement to Restructure International Corporate Taxation

| November 2021
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On June 5, 2021, the G7 finance ministers reached a landmark agreement to restructure the global system of corporate taxation. While this has been widely hailed as a breakthrough toward a more equitable way of taxing the digital economy and a triumph of multilateralism in the first year of the post-Trump era, the truth is much more complicated than it seems, particularly for countries in Africa and the Global South.

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EIA Spring 2022 Remote Editorial Internship

EIA Spring 2022 Remote Editorial Internship

| November 2021
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Ethics & International Affairs, the journal of the Carnegie Council, seeks a remote volunteer intern for the spring semester.

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Revisiting the Historical Memory and Significance of the Berlin Wall

Revisiting the Historical Memory and Significance of the Berlin Wall

| November 2021
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This week marks the thirty-second anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The occasion is a moment to reflect on the human cost endured as a result of the wall, both in its existence and the efforts to resist it. Revisiting the historical memory of the wall’s effects on Berliners is not only useful in shaping our understanding of the past but also in shaping better policies around migration and immigration today.

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Global Ethics Day Reading List

Global Ethics Day Reading List

| October 2021
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Global Ethics Day is Wednesday, October 20! Created by Carnegie Council, Global Ethics Day is an annual moment to explore the meaning of ethics in daily life and to come together to identify and address the most critical issues facing society. This year, the editors of Ethics & International Affairs are pleased to offer an array of resources for anyone looking to learn more about ethics and some of the key issues of our time.

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What We’ve Been Reading

What We’ve Been Reading

| October 2021
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Welcome to our roundup of news and current events related to ethics and international affairs! Here’s some of what we’ve been reading this past month.

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What We’ve Been Reading

What We’ve Been Reading

| August 2021
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Welcome to our roundup of news and current events related to ethics and international affairs! Here’s some of what we’ve been reading this past month.

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