Suicide

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.

Right To Be Forgotten

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.

Felon Voting Rights

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

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.

College

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.

Opioid Crisis

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.