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The Power of Symbols
Symbols are playing a critical role in today’s deeply divided society. Ethics Center staff and scholars weigh in on the power of symbols and their related ethical implications.
Symbols and Civility by Kirk O. Hanson, senior fellow at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics
Ethics and the Symbolism of Black Face by Don Heider, executive director of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics
Symbolic Literacy: Essential for Our Democracy by Ann Mongoven, associate director of Health Care Ethics at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics
The Symbol of Jussie Smollett for American Journalism by Anita Varma, program manager for Journalism & Media Ethics as well as Business, Leadership, and Social Sector Ethics at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics
Reparations: The Missing Chapter in America’s "Pragmatic" Quest for Justice to African Americans by Subramaniam Vincent who is leading projects for Journalism & Media Ethics at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics
|Also read our recent spotlight feature on the ethics of immigration|
Perspectives on the News
Alphabet shutting down ethics council raises questions about corporate self-regulation.More »
Varma's dissertation analyzes a collaborative news project on homelessness in the Bay Area.
Director of Campus Ethics David DeCosse signs letter along with 140 religious freedom advocates in the U.S.
Irina Raicu, director of Internet Ethics, quoted in MIT Technology Review.
Ann Mongoven, associate director of Health Care Ethics, quoted in Yale News.