The recent suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain have sparked lots of conversation. According to the CDC the suicide rate in the US has increased 30% since 1999. This week we discuss ways to deal with this alarming trend.
Tipping can be a tricky business. This week we examine the unintended consequences for service industry workers who count on gratuity for the majority of their income.
We’ve all shared something online that we wish we hadn’t. You can delete the post, but it’s never truly gone. Should people be allowed to permanently delete things from the internet? This week we examine the ethics of the so-called right to be forgotten.
In many states you lose your right to vote when convicted of a felony. Some states restore voting rights as soon as someone has served their time. Others have a cumbersome process for restoration or simply refuse. This week we discuss the ethics of felon voting rights.
Baseball is played by two different sets of rules. There are the official rules and an unwritten code that players are also expected to follow. This week we take a swing at the ethics of our national pastime.
How important is a college degree? For years we’ve been told that it is essential for success, but it comes with an ever growing price tag. This week we discuss the pros and cons of higher education.
There is an opioid crisis in the United States. As of 2015 an estimated 2 million people were addicted to the prescription pain relievers. President Trump has suggested the death penalty for drug dealers to combat the problem, but is that the best approach? This week we discuss the ethics of addiction.
Teachers have been underpaid for a long time, but why? They arguably hold one of the most important jobs in our society. This week we explore the ethics of teaching.
Would you tell someone if their fly was down or if they had something in their teeth? Would you say something to a stranger or only someone you know? This week we explore the ethics of public embarrassment.
There are thousands of face creams and other products on the market. All claim to provide a more youthful appearance, but are their promises ethical?