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Justifying Lockdown

Justifying Lockdown

Throughout most of the world, significant restrictions have been placed on freedoms to move about, to associate in public, and to be in many public spaces. These practices are often collectively referred to as “lockdown.” What arguments can be presented for why, given the significant costs a lockdown may impose, it can nevertheless be required?

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Inequality and Austerity: Our Weak Links in Countering COVID-19

Inequality and Austerity: Our Weak Links in Countering COVID-19

There are weeks where decades happen. These are those weeks. COVID-19 has shaken the whole world. Established orthodoxies have disappeared overnight. Our ways of living have changed overnight, and the rules of our societies and economies are being rewritten.

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Borders in the Time of COVID-19

Borders in the Time of COVID-19

| March 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has reminded us of the significance of borders. While much attention has been paid to debates surrounding Donald Trump’s campaign promise to build an “impenetrable, physical, tall, powerful, beautiful southern border wall,” the current crisis reveals that governments seeking to restrict mobility rely only partly (and increasingly rarely) on brick and mortar.

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<i>EIA</i> Spring 2020 issue–Out Now!

EIA Spring 2020 issue–Out Now!

| March 2020

The editors of Ethics & International Affairs are pleased to present the Spring 2020 issue of the journal! This issue looks at world peace, the global refugee crisis, international organizations, whistleblowing, and much more. Access the table of contents here.

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A Luxury Carbon Tax to Address Climate Change and Inequality: Not All Carbon Is Created Equal

A Luxury Carbon Tax to Address Climate Change and Inequality: Not All Carbon Is Created Equal

| March 2020

Just as there is income inequality, there is also inequality in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. A luxury carbon tax is worth considering. It can help to reduce emissions, stimulate low-carbon innovation, raise revenues, and address concerns about environmental justice and broader inequalities.

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The Coronavirus and Trust in the Process of International Cooperation: A System Under Pressure

The Coronavirus and Trust in the Process of International Cooperation: A System Under Pressure

| February 2020

On January 30, 2020, the WHO Director-General declared the coronavirus outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) under the International Health Regulations. How do we assess the response of the WHO and major states?

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Just War, Unjust Soldiers, & American Public Opinion, with Scott D. Sagan

Just War, Unjust Soldiers, & American Public Opinion, with Scott D. Sagan

| January 2020

In this podcast interview Scott Sagan discusses issues of just war, war crimes, moral licensing, and much more.

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<i>EIA</i> Winter 2019 issue–Out Now!

EIA Winter 2019 issue–Out Now!

| December 2019

The editors of Ethics & International Affairs are pleased to present the Winter 2019 issue of the journal! This issue looks at American public opinion on the moral equality of combatants, kin state activism, migration terminology, information privacy, and much more. Access the table of contents here.

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