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In a Nutshell: Correcting the record about medical assistance in dying

Jocelyn Downie clarifies what the Supreme Court of Canada’s Carter decision actually says (and doesn’t say) about advance requests for MAiD and MAiD for psychiatric illness.

Good Research Relies on Reflexivity

Erin Sharoni illustrates how the feminist principle of reflexivity can be broadly applied to support structural changes that promote good science.

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.

Pandemic Individualism

James Dwyer examines appeals to individual liberty in the pandemic.

Vaccine Skepticism is Becoming Irrelevant

Chris Kaposy acknowledges the ethical justification for coercive COVID-19 vaccine policies, while also recognizing the danger of ceasing to view vaccine skeptics as thinking subjects.