Ethics Professors http://kcur.org en Ethics Professors: Who Should Get Organ Donations? http://kcur.org/post/ethics-professors-who-should-get-organ-donations <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>In the Midwest, the supply of organs for patients who need transplants to live is relatively strong. &nbsp;But, that’s not the case in many locations across the country.<br /><br />Currently, donated organs are distributed through local and regional networks, but there is talk of changing that system to one that basically puts everyone on equal footing.</p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 20:14:53 +0000 Steve Kraske & Danie Alexander 53644 at http://kcur.org Ethics Professors: Who Should Get Organ Donations? Ethics Professors: Purple Haze And Protests http://kcur.org/post/ethics-professors-purple-haze-and-protests <p>John Denver’s “Rocky Mountain High” is Colorado’s state song, and the marijuana legalization law that went into effect this year might be what the late musician had in mind.</p><p>On Thursday's <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date"><em>Up to Date</em></a>, the Ethics Professors return to discuss the problems that surround marijuana, which is still illegal under federal law, but increasingly accepted in many states. Also on their slate is a look at anti-government protests in Ukraine and Thailand.</p><p><strong>Guests:</strong></p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 16:42:10 +0000 Steve Kraske, Beth Lipoff & Cody Newill 50155 at http://kcur.org Ethics Professors: Purple Haze And Protests Ethics Professors: Don't Be Evil http://kcur.org/post/ethics-professors-dont-be-evil <p></p><p>Google’s unofficial moral slogan is “Don’t be evil,” but some are questioning whether privacy and censorship concerns break that self-imposed creed.</p><p>In the first part of Wednesday's <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date"><em>Up to Date</em></a>, the Ethics Professors return to discuss slippery ethics surrounding Google’s well-meaning slogan, preemptive breast cancer surgery based on genetics and more.</p><p><strong>Guests:</strong></p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 16:51:57 +0000 Steve Kraske, Beth Lipoff & Cody Newill 48166 at http://kcur.org Ethics Professors: Don't Be Evil The Ethics Professors: Congressional Pay & Healthcare http://kcur.org/post/ethics-professors-congressional-pay-healthcare <p></p><p>When thousands of federal employees are being forced to go without a paycheck indefinitely because of inaction in Congress, is it really ethical for members of Congress to keep accepting their own paychecks?</p><p>On Thursday&#39;s <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date"><em>Up to Date</em></a>, the Ethics Professors join us to discuss that and other issues of murky morals. Should we consider signing up for healthcare part of a civic duty to lower medical costs for everyone? And how should we set a limit when it comes to the cost and scope of treatment?</p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 21:00:00 +0000 Steve Kraske & Beth Lipoff 44575 at http://kcur.org The Ethics Professors: Congressional Pay & Healthcare The Ethics Professors: Ethics Between Nations http://kcur.org/post/ethics-professors-ethics-between-nations <p></p><p>What if Congress turns down President Obama’s request for authorization to attack Syria? And what if the president proceeds anyway -- even though the American people are saying in polls that they oppose such a move?&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">How ethical would that be?</span></p><p>Some might say that when it comes to matters of life and death, an American president ought to have the backing of Congress or the American people.</p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 04:28:21 +0000 Steve Kraske & Stephen Steigman 43116 at http://kcur.org The Ethics Professors: Ethics Between Nations The Ethics Professors: Political Scandals, Clothing Consciousness & Federal Fumbles http://kcur.org/post/ethics-professors-political-scandals-clothing-consciousness-federal-fumbles <p><strong>Would you pay more</strong> for an article of clothing if it meant the person who made it worked in safe factory conditions and earned a fair wage?</p><p></p><p></p><p> Thu, 23 May 2013 15:54:46 +0000 Steve Kraske & Danie Alexander 37246 at http://kcur.org The Ethics Professors: Political Scandals, Clothing Consciousness & Federal Fumbles The Ethics Professors: College Sports, Parental Responsibility & Citizen Well-being http://kcur.org/post/ethics-professors-college-sports-parental-responsibility-citizen-well-being <p>How much power is <strong>too much</strong> when it comes to the hallowed fields of <strong>college sports</strong>? Thu, 25 Apr 2013 16:47:36 +0000 Beth Lipoff & Steve Kraske 35686 at http://kcur.org The Ethics Professors: College Sports, Parental Responsibility & Citizen Well-being The Ethics Professors: Love, Marriage, & Divorce http://kcur.org/post/ethics-professors-love-marriage-divorce <p>First comes love, then comes marriage&hellip;then for about 50 percent of us &hellip; it&rsquo;s divorce.</p> Tue, 06 Mar 2012 04:19:11 +0000 Stephen Steigman, Steve Kraske, Danie Alexander & Kathleen Pointer 13691 at http://kcur.org The Ethics Professors: Love, Marriage, & Divorce