Douglas MacKayLots of updates to the Pandemic Ethics Resources site, hosted by UNC Center for Bioethics
Douglas MacKayI've been collecting and posting resources on the ethical dimensions of the COVID-19 pandemic. Mostly this is to help myself and others working to craft guidelines for healthcare institutions in NC (hence the limited focus). Might be helpful for others
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Douglas MacKayTT Job at Georgetown's McCourt School of Public Policy in Ethics and Public Policy (didn't see it on philjobs so posting here). I'm a philosopher in a public policy dept and loving it.
Douglas MacKayNew issue of @AJOB is out, featuring target article by Leah Pierson and Joseph Millum, "Health Research Priority Setting: The Duties of Individual Funders" and OPCs by myself, Nancy Jecker, Rebecca Dresser, David Resnik, Bridget Pratt and @ahyder1.
Douglas MacKayNew pub, "Immigrant Selection, Health Requirements, and Disability Discrimination," at Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy. Also articles on Disability and Opportunity by Andrew Shroeder and Immigration and Excluding Newcomers by Birth by Thomas Carnes
Polarization. Conspiracy theories. Attacks on the free press. An obsession with loyalty. History can tell us where this leads.
Douglas MacKayPolarization. Conspiracy theories. Attacks on the free press. An obsession with loyalty. Recent events in the United States follow a pattern Europeans know all too well. @anneapplebaum offers a warning from Europe
A researcher found the platform’s recommendation system had steered viewers to fringe and conspiracy videos on a neo-Nazi demonstration in Chemnitz.
Douglas MacKay"@zeynep Tufekci, a prominent social media researcher at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has written that these findings suggest that YouTube could become 'one of the most powerful radicalizing instruments of the 21st century.'”