Morality

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The Affirmations of Humanism: A Statement of Principles
Article
1997
Principles of secular humanism.
American Fascists: The Christian Right and the War on America
Hedges, Chris
Book
2006
Hedges examines the Christian Right's origins, its driving motivation and its dark ideological underpinnings, with interviews and coverage of events such as pro-life rallies and weeklong classes on co...
America's Complicity in Evil: Barbarism on the High Seas
Roberts, Paul Craig
Article
2010
Once again the US government has permitted the Israeli state to murder good people known for their moral conscience. The Israeli state has declared that anyone with a moral conscience is an enemy of I...
Anti-Semitism and the Beirut Pogrom
Perlman, Fredy
Article
1983
Fredy Perlman tells how encounters with racism in Central Europe, Bolivia and the U.S. heightened his perception and prepared him to denounce "American cheerleaders of Israel." He is astounded that po...
Beyond Judgment
Levi, Primo
Article
Beyond the Sacred
Malik, Kenan
Article
2012
A transcript on Malik's talk "Beyond the Sacred" at a conference on blasphemy.
Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community
Putnam, Robert D.
Book
2000
Bowling Alone documents the rise and fall of community activity in the twentieth century in the United States and the social changes this reflects. It offers all the evidence, the confirmatory and the...
Burning Desires: Sex in America: A report from the field
Chappele, Steve & Talbot, David
Book
1989
Burning Desires looks at the state of sex in the aftermath of the `sexual counter-revolution' that marked the 1980s.
Chasing a Mirage: The Tragic Illusion of an Islamic State
Fatah, Tarek
Book
2008
According to Tarek Fatah, "Morality is doing what is right, regardless what we are told; Religious dogma is doing what we are told, no matter what is right." Fatah argues that since Islam's advent, th...
Chomsky.Info
Chomsky, Noam
Website
The Noam Chomsky Web site.
The Collapse of Western Morality: The Indispensable People?
Roberts, Paul Craig
Article
2010
Moral degradation is reaching new lows.
Drawing the Line: A pamphlet
Goodman, Paul
Book
1946
The Ecology of Freedom: The Emergence and Dissolution of Hierarchy
Bookchin, Murray
Book
1982
Bookchin's synthesis of ecology, anthropology and political theory traces conflicting legacies of hierarchy and freedom from the first emergence of human culture to today's globalized capitalism, cons...
The End of Food: The coming Crisis in the World Food Industry
Roberts, Paul
Book
Paul Robert's in his book The End of Food scrutinizes the food industry, documenting our eating patterns, the global economy which supports it and the ethics behind it. He maintains that the quanttit...
The ethical work of Karl Marx
Rubel, Maximilien
Article
1982
If ethics is taken to be, on the one hand, the negation of bourgeois ideology and morality and, on the other, as the intellectual and practical anticipation of the humanist values which are to govern ...
Feminist Issues In Prostitution
Bromberg, Sarah
Article
The flawed reasoning behind the opposition to prostitution by (radical) feminists.
The Growth Illusion: How economic growth has enriched the few, impoverished the many and endangered the planet
Douthwaite, Richard
Book
1992
Douthwaite argues that strategies used by governments to raise national income often increase poverty and unemployment. Moreover, in the USA, Britiain, Germany and Australia, each increase in national...
The Hypocrisy of Puritanism
Goldman, Emma
Article
1917
More than art, more than estheticism, life represents beauty in a thousand variations; it is, indeed, a gigantic panorama of eternal change. Puritanism, on the other hand, rests on a fixed and immovab...
In Defence of Sex and Science: Review of Kinsey
Cantor, Helen
Article
2005
A review of the film "Kinsey".
Iraq: Guerrilla War in Sadr City: Against The Current vol. 114
Schwartz, Michael
Article
2005
In attacking first Najaf, then Tal Afar and Samarra, and finally tackling the center of Sunni resistance in Fallujah, the United States was seeking to reverse this process. But these attacks were not...
Israel's 'left' apologists
Gowans, Stephen
Article
Criticism of Israel is not anti-Semitism.
The Life of Death: An Exchange
Shahak, Israel
Article
1985
The really great form of courage and honesty that could be witnessed under the conditions of the Holocaust was when a Pole opposed the opinion or the silence of other Poles, when a Jew opposed other J...
Man, Beast and Zombie: What Science Can and Cannot Tell Us About Human Nature
Malik, Kenan
Book
2000
Drawing upon the ideas of evolutionary biology, cognitive science and artificial intelligence, Malik questions many of our assumptions about human nature.
Moral Clarity
Shatz, Adam
Article
2015
Shatz discusses the underlying meaning and implications of the slogan 'Je suis Charlie', an expression that became widespread after the shootings at the Charlie Hebdo's (French satirical magazine) off...
Moral Panic: Biopolitics Rising
Fekete, John
Book
1994
Biopolitics, politics based on the grievances of sex and race, is said to distort facts especially with respect to violence against women.
Moral Poverty and the Riots
Malik, Kenan
Article
2011
Because the right has appropriated the arguments about moral failure, many on the left have rejected moral arguments altogether. The left talks much about the social and economic impact of neoliberal ...
A More Perfect Union: Why Straight America Must Stand Up for Gay Rights
Mohr, Richard D.
Book
Mohr uses lively examples and historical cases to explore both private and public issues affecting the gay and lesbian community.
The myth of Israeli morality
Andoni, Lamis
Article
2010
Israel has consistently reacted with repression or even extreme violence to cultural and political manifestations of Palestinian identity.
The Phenomenology of Mind
Hegel, G.W.F.
Book
1807
The birthplace and essence of Hegel's dialectic.
Radical Digressions 4
Diemer, Ulli
Website
2006
Responsibility and Judgment
Arendt, Hannah
Book
The Responsibility of Intellectuals
Chomsky, Noam
Article
1967
It is the responsibility of intellectuals to speak the truth and to expose lies.
Revolutionary Nonviolence: Essays by Dave Dellinger
Dellinger, Dave
Book
1970
Dellinger says that "those of us who oppose the violence of the status quo and reject the violence of armed revolt and class hatred bear a heavy responsibility to struggle existentially to provdew non...
Sex-Pol: Essays 1929-1934
Reich, Wilhelm; (Baxandall, Lee, ed.)
Book
1934
Wilhelm Reich's writings from his Marxist period, outlining his thoughts about sexual and political liberation.
Strange Cults and Utopias of 19th Century America: Original title: History of American Socialisms
Noyes, John Humphrey
Book
1870
Histories of communal experiments and communities in the United States.
The Ursula Franklin Reader: Pacifism as a Map
Franklin, Ursula; Swenarchuk, Michelle
Book
2006
A prominent Canadian peace activist discusses peace, technology, justice and women's issues in a collection of essays, speeches and unpublished musings.
US-UN Crusade Against 'Sex Trafficking': Anti-Immigrant, Anti-Woman, Anti-Sex
Article
2004
Kidnapping, debt bondage, sexual assault, beatings - for any purpose - are horrible crimes. But there is a qualitative distinction between this kind of coercion and the fundamentally consensual act be...

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Chomsky.info
The Noam Chomsky Web site.
Communitarian Network
A coalition of individuals and organizations who have come together to shore up the moral, social, and political environment.
Deutschsprachiges Kommunitariernetz
Das Netzwerk der deutschsprachigen Kommunitarier. Ein Forum zur Beteiligung an moralischen Dialogen im deutschen Sprachraum und darĀber hinaus in Europa und den USA.

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Morals and the Media
Ethics in Canadian Journalism
Russell, Nick
1994
Russell focuses on the fundamental moral questions and ethical dilemmas faced by journalists and discusses how the media both reflect and influence society.

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