Category Global Health

Vaccine risk vs. vaccine mandates

Maxwell Smith and Diego Silva analyze the case for the imposition of risk via vaccine mandates.

The Ethics of Companion Animal Abandonment in Times of Crisis

Andrew Fenton and Timothy Krahn analyze some of the ethical issues at stake when humans are forced to abandon their companion animals in a time of crisis.

Why the “freedom” convoy is not a reason to re-think vaccine mandates

Maxwell J. Smith contests the argument that vaccine mandates should be avoided because they cause social division and unrest, as reflected by the so-called “freedom” convoy.

Dignity and Adolescents’ Autonomy

Julien Brisson argues for an autonomy-based deontological approach to the topic of adolescent access to sexual and reproductive health services.

Pandemic Individualism

James Dwyer examines appeals to individual liberty in the pandemic.