Global Moral Issues

In this class we will be examining contemporary moral problems on a global scale. We will cover topics such as: human rights, immigration & citizenship, poverty & inequality, war & security, neoliberalism, development & colonialism, among others. Some broad questions we might ask are: How do our actions in the US affect other countries? Does patriotism hold any moral grounding? How much responsibility should we have for the problems in other countries? Can there ever be a just war? If so, under what circumstances? What are some of the causes of poverty?