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Presentation at the A&M University

Audio recording of an interactive session with Tihomir Kukolja on the Current Refugee Crisis, at the A&M University, College Station TX On Wednesday, Nov 18, 2015, and hosted by The Fulbright Student Association, and moderated by Viktor Mitevski. 24 more words


When Discussing a Hot Topic...

In my Social Ethics class, we are discussing utilitarian ethics, the idea that the right thing to do generates the greatest good for the greatest number. 342 more words



The extension of U.S. troops in Afghanistan comes as no surprise, for the Taliban and al-Qaeda have ramped up their terrorist efforts in that war-torn country. 596 more words

Social Ethics

Religion vs the Gospel: Social Impact

“Religion and the gospel also differ fundamentally in how they treat the Other–those who do not share one’s own beliefs and practices. Postmodern thinkers understand that the self is formed and strengthened through the exclusion of the Other–those who do not have the values or traits on which I base my own significance. 68 more words

Income Inequality: Natural and Unnatural Causes

With Bernie Sanders, Pope Francis, and Thomas Piketty all talking about it, income inequality is a rather hot topic among political and newsy circles today. From these voices, we often hear condemnations of freewheeling capitalism for supposedly creating this gross accumulation of wealth among the rich. 1,842 more words

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The Questionable Fairness of Democracy, and an Unfair Solution

With the buzz of a new presidential election building in our country, I find myself thinking and rethinking our political process again. And the more I ponder, the less comfortable I am with the way things operate. 1,734 more words

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Economic Security for All

On September 16, 2015, the United States Census Bureau announced that the poverty rate had not changed significantly from 2013 to 2014 and estimated that the nation’s official poverty rate in 2014 was 14.8 percent, which roughly equates to 46.7 million people currently living in poverty in the Unites States. 1,527 more words