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# ethics - Friday 31 July, 2020

Trudeau denies interference in Canadian government contract awarded to charity with family ties
# Oh Canada
# Oh Canada

Trudeau denies interference in Canadian government contract awarded to charity with family ties

Jul 31st 2020, 6:57 AM 12,947 Views 10 Comments

It is the third ethics probe the Canadian prime minister has faced.

# ethics - Monday 9 December, 2019

The two 'most transparent' councils in Ireland are in Dublin
# Anti-corruption
# Anti-corruption

The two 'most transparent' councils in Ireland are in Dublin

Dec 9th 2019, 7:43 AM 19,065 Views 8 Comments

Fingal County Council and South Dublin County Council have topped a new index of the country’s 31 local authorities.

# ethics - Monday 27 May, 2019

Opinion: Why do rich people lie, cheat and steal more than those on low incomes?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Why do rich people lie, cheat and steal more than those on low incomes?

May 27th 2019, 7:00 AM 89,647 Views 75 Comments

Seven experiments produced similar results leading researchers to conclude that higher social class predicts unethical behaviour, writes Diarmuid Pepper.

# ethics - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Sipo finds against two councillors over contraventions of the Ethics in Public Office Act
# SIPO
# SIPO

Sipo finds against two councillors over contraventions of the Ethics in Public Office Act

Mar 26th 2019, 12:30 PM 12,204 Views 23 Comments

Sipo today published two separate reports following investigation hearings.

# ethics - Sunday 3 February, 2019

Opinion: The death of James Bulger still haunts me
# Column
# Column

Opinion: The death of James Bulger still haunts me

Feb 3rd 2019, 8:00 PM 33,939 Views 60 Comments

We have an ethical responsibility to face up to the dark truth that children perpetrate violence and equally we have an ethical responsibility to show empathy for victim’s families, writes Shane Dunphy.

# ethics - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

'We're here to serve the people, not the organisation' - Drew Harris pens open letter to frontline gardaí
# Garda Review
# Garda Review

'We're here to serve the people, not the organisation' - Drew Harris pens open letter to frontline gardaí

Nov 14th 2018, 12:03 PM 35,514 Views 49 Comments

Harris has urged all members to sign the Code of Ethics to send a signal of their commitment to a human rights based service.

# ethics - Sunday 29 July, 2018

'A huge own goal': Why rank-and-file gardaí are refusing to sign the code of ethics
# Training
# Training

'A huge own goal': Why rank-and-file gardaí are refusing to sign the code of ethics

Jul 29th 2018, 7:30 AM 31,018 Views 36 Comments

The GRA said the organisation is not delivering on its commitment to vital training for members.

# ethics - Friday 27 July, 2018

Gap in law means watchdog can't probe complaints after a TD has left office
# Complaints
# Complaints

Gap in law means watchdog can't probe complaints after a TD has left office

Jul 27th 2018, 6:20 AM 11,332 Views 26 Comments

SIPO wants the law changed so it has the power to investigate complaints which come to light after a politician has left office.

# ethics - Monday 8 January, 2018

Laporte vows no conflict of interest as France confirm sponsorship deal with Altrad
# Ethics
From The42
# Ethics

Laporte vows no conflict of interest as France confirm sponsorship deal with Altrad

Jan 8th 2018, 3:48 PM 11,949 Views 4 Comments

The FFR say the deal guarantees at least €35 million for the amateur game.

# ethics - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Children with rare disorder attend Dáil as Harris says drug company must act in an ethical manner
# Morquio
# Morquio

Children with rare disorder attend Dáil as Harris says drug company must act in an ethical manner

Nov 29th 2017, 4:36 PM 8,685 Views 11 Comments

The HSE made a decision earlier this month not to add it to the reimbursement list.

# ethics - Friday 21 July, 2017

No legal duty for laughing teens to rescue a drowning disabled man, says judge
# Florida
# Florida

No legal duty for laughing teens to rescue a drowning disabled man, says judge

Jul 21st 2017, 10:50 PM 73,749 Views 118 Comments

“Never in my life would I have ever thought we would need a law to make this happen,” the local mayor said.

# ethics - Monday 15 May, 2017

'Lackey', 'traitor': Russian students face lectures over anti-Putin views
# Kremlin Crackdown
# Kremlin Crackdown

'Lackey', 'traitor': Russian students face lectures over anti-Putin views

May 15th 2017, 7:52 AM 11,890 Views 24 Comments

Authorities in Russia appear to be getting jittery over youth discontent ahead of presidential elections next year.

# ethics - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

People deserve 'decent, honest' ads says broadcasting authority as it launches new rules
# Product Placement
# Product Placement

People deserve 'decent, honest' ads says broadcasting authority as it launches new rules

Mar 28th 2017, 11:00 AM 14,635 Views 24 Comments

Product placement gets a separate distinction to advertising in the revised code.

# ethics - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

White House urged to discipline Conway over 'free commercial' for Ivanka
# Ethics Watchdog
# Ethics Watchdog

White House urged to discipline Conway over 'free commercial' for Ivanka

Feb 15th 2017, 9:18 AM 23,408 Views 72 Comments

The Trump aide urged shoppers to buy Ivanka-branded products after retailer Nordstrom announced it would stop selling them.

# ethics - Friday 10 February, 2017

Kellyanne Conway facing probe after promoting Ivanka Trump's fashion line on live TV
# Ethics
# Ethics

Kellyanne Conway facing probe after promoting Ivanka Trump's fashion line on live TV

Feb 10th 2017, 9:57 AM 32,206 Views 76 Comments

“I’m going to give a free commercial here. Go buy it today, everybody. You can find it online,” Conway said.

# ethics - Friday 26 August, 2016

Fifa proposes two-and-a-half-year ban for Qatar official Al-Mohannadi
# Ethics
From The42
# Ethics

Fifa proposes two-and-a-half-year ban for Qatar official Al-Mohannadi

Aug 26th 2016, 3:45 PM 2,928 Views 6 Comments

The governing body’s Ethics Committee have also called for an €18,000 fine.

# ethics - Monday 22 August, 2016

Members of public urged to have their say on new garda code of ethics
# Let's Get Ethical
# Let's Get Ethical

Members of public urged to have their say on new garda code of ethics

Aug 22nd 2016, 5:35 PM 13,527 Views 28 Comments

A draft published today lists a number of commitments gardaí will be asked to make.

# ethics - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Here's how Penneys makes sure the clothes you buy are ethical
# Thanks Penneys
# Thanks Penneys

Here's how Penneys makes sure the clothes you buy are ethical

Jun 18th 2016, 12:00 PM 37,206 Views 20 Comments

“Ultimately, you’re guided by doing what’s right.”

# ethics - Thursday 7 January, 2016

IAAF orders life bans over doping bribes scandal
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

IAAF orders life bans over doping bribes scandal

Jan 7th 2016, 1:15 PM 9,386 Views 1 Comment

Papa Massata Diack, son of Lamine Diack, was among those charged.

# ethics - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

In Ireland we eat about 5 million bananas every week, but do you know where they come from?
# Opinion
# Opinion

In Ireland we eat about 5 million bananas every week, but do you know where they come from?

Nov 25th 2015, 8:00 AM 4,526 Views 57 Comments

Bananas are one of the most political commodities we put in our shopping baskets every week. Do you know how they made it to your local supermarket, asks Peter Gaynor.

# ethics - Sunday 1 November, 2015

The huge, unexpected ethical question self-driving cars will have to tackle
# Decisions Decisions
# Decisions Decisions

The huge, unexpected ethical question self-driving cars will have to tackle

Nov 1st 2015, 11:15 AM 17,828 Views 26 Comments

Would it rather hit a car full of passengers or a wall, injuring its own passenger?

# ethics - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Chinese scientists want to sell these teensy genetically-engineered pigs as pets
# Ethics
# Ethics

Chinese scientists want to sell these teensy genetically-engineered pigs as pets

Oct 3rd 2015, 6:00 PM 15,364 Views 16 Comments

However, it’s not yet known how their health will be impacted by the process.

# ethics - Monday 21 September, 2015

County manager investigated over house sale accusations
# Longford
# Longford

County manager investigated over house sale accusations

Sep 21st 2015, 2:32 PM 28,345 Views 0 Comments

The council at the time claimed that it was not involved in the identification of the property.

# ethics - Monday 29 December, 2014

The ethical questions raised by Ebola this year
# Ethics
# Ethics

The ethical questions raised by Ebola this year

Dec 29th 2014, 8:00 PM 7,893 Views 7 Comments

What is our responsibility?

# ethics - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Explainer: Why is Uber in such hot water right now?
# Controversy
# Controversy

Explainer: Why is Uber in such hot water right now?

Nov 19th 2014, 8:00 PM 27,016 Views 18 Comments

The lift-sharing service has been strongly criticised after an exec said it should smear journalists who criticised it, but its problems run much deeper.

# ethics - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

BBC won't unmask The Sun's 'Fake Sheikh' just yet, but they promise they will
# Entrapment
# Entrapment

BBC won't unmask The Sun's 'Fake Sheikh' just yet, but they promise they will

Nov 11th 2014, 9:24 AM 16,202 Views 11 Comments

Controversial journalist Mazher Mahmood uses a sheikh costume to lure celebrities.

# ethics - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Debate Room: Was the New York Post's front page photo of James Foley unethical?
# Controversy
# Controversy

Debate Room: Was the New York Post's front page photo of James Foley unethical?

Aug 21st 2014, 10:36 AM 74 Views 45 Comments

We look in more detail at an issue which has caused widespread anger…

# ethics - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Opinion: To boycott or not to boycott?
# Ethical Choices
# Ethical Choices

Opinion: To boycott or not to boycott?

Aug 16th 2014, 7:00 PM 1,278 Views 119 Comments

Acting ethically isn’t a straightforward process but one thing is certain – we have a duty to think very carefully about our choices.

# ethics - Friday 8 August, 2014

Ebola declared a 'public health emergency of international concern'
# EBOLA
# EBOLA

Ebola declared a 'public health emergency of international concern'

Aug 8th 2014, 9:50 AM 9,496 Views 50 Comments

Meanwhile, WHO is to hold an ethics meeting next week over the use of experimental treatment to target Ebola.

Gardaí can't find person responsible for Fine Gael's accounts in a branch in Enda Kenny's constituency
# Missing
# Missing

Gardaí can't find person responsible for Fine Gael's accounts in a branch in Enda Kenny's constituency

Aug 8th 2014, 6:30 AM 18,766 Views 32 Comments

The Standards in Public Office (SIPO) Commision says the matter remains with the gardaí.

# ethics - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Why did the political ethics watchdog get 427 complaints in 2012, but just 29 last year?
# Big Drop
# Big Drop

Why did the political ethics watchdog get 427 complaints in 2012, but just 29 last year?

Aug 7th 2014, 12:42 PM 9,414 Views 20 Comments

A certain Tipperary North politician…

# ethics - Monday 23 June, 2014

Shopper discovers 'hidden message' stitched on to Primark dress
# Fast Fashion
From The Daily Edge
# Fast Fashion

Shopper discovers 'hidden message' stitched on to Primark dress

Jun 23rd 2014, 6:00 PM 134,824 Views 95 Comments

The hand-stitched label has raised more questions about Primark’s ethics.

# ethics - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Opinion: Philosophy for kids? It's absolutely essential for the classroom
# Brain Food
# Brain Food

Opinion: Philosophy for kids? It's absolutely essential for the classroom

Jun 11th 2014, 1:00 PM 2,752 Views 66 Comments

Let’s teach children how to think – not what to think.

# ethics - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Column: The digital world can support journalism - but who is supporting journalists?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The digital world can support journalism - but who is supporting journalists?

Apr 24th 2014, 2:00 PM 131 Views 12 Comments

A code and compass is needed to guide journalism through the challenges of going online, writes an NUJ Ethics Council member.

# ethics - Sunday 23 February, 2014

Column: The discipline of economics has lost its way because of a basic misunderstanding
# Ethics
# Ethics

Column: The discipline of economics has lost its way because of a basic misunderstanding

Feb 23rd 2014, 12:00 PM 46 Views 43 Comments

The relationship between ethics and economics is long-standing – we’ve just been ignoring it, writes Robert Grant.

# ethics - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Column: Don't be fooled, values are inescapable – in life and in economics
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Don't be fooled, values are inescapable – in life and in economics

Jan 23rd 2014, 1:00 PM 213 Views 11 Comments

With the World Economic Forum under way, let’s remember that economists have powerful mathematical tools at their disposal which, like all tools, are means to ends. What those ends are depends on our values, writes Robert Grant.

# ethics - Sunday 22 December, 2013

President Higgins: Thanks to all who work for others over Christmas
# Christmas
# Christmas

President Higgins: Thanks to all who work for others over Christmas

Dec 22nd 2013, 6:00 PM 9,490 Views 77 Comments

As part of his annual Christmas and New Year message to the nation, the President wants us to focus on ethics in 2014.

# ethics - Friday 15 November, 2013

Concern over female teens getting genital cosmetic surgery
# Women
# Women

Concern over female teens getting genital cosmetic surgery

Nov 15th 2013, 7:30 AM 26,789 Views 93 Comments

Two new papers also say that little research exists about the clinical effectiveness and risks of this surgery.

# ethics - Thursday 12 September, 2013

President: We need to examine how we gauge human worth
# Ethical Economy
# Ethical Economy

President: We need to examine how we gauge human worth

Sep 12th 2013, 10:18 AM 5,340 Views 58 Comments

Michael D Higgins was speaking at Dublin City University last night on the subject of an ethical economy.

# ethics - Monday 8 July, 2013

Chief Justice looks for ethics in the boardroom
# Boom And Bust
# Boom And Bust

Chief Justice looks for ethics in the boardroom

Jul 8th 2013, 8:24 PM 6,584 Views 33 Comments

Chief Justice Susan Denham said today that a “trail of devastation winds its way into our courts daily”.

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