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KUFM Radio Essays

Mark Hanson, former Interim Director of the Program on Ethics and Public Affairs, writes a series of radio essays broadcast on KUFM, Montana public radio. Tune in to your local Montana Public Radio station every fourth Wednesday during the Montana Evening Edition (around 5:45pm) to hear Mark Hanson's series.

Radio Commentaries, Mark Hanson:

Dane Scott, Director of the Center for Ethics, also gives radio commentaries. An archive of Dane Scott's commentaries is available below:

Topic Date

Health Care Reform, Once Again

The Internet and the Daily Me

July 7, 2009

January 7, 2009

Obama and McCain November 12, 2008
The Ethics of Risk and the Economic Crisis October 15, 2008
Truth and Truthiness September 19, 2008
Sports and Virtue August 20, 2008
Humor and Humility July 24, 2008
Politics and the Ethics of Loyalty July 3, 2008
The Importance of Integrity June 18, 2008
Ethics and the Global Food Crisis April 30, 2008
The Virtues of Dr. Seuss April 3, 2008
Raising the Level of Political Discourse March 5, 2008
The Moral Life and Cultural Collapse February 6, 2008
Wisdom and the Pursuit of Happiness January 10, 2008
Scrooge and the Lessons of Generosity December 14, 2007
Science, Arrogance and Humility November 14, 2007
Cheating, Integrity and Human Flourishing October 17, 2007
Justice as a Virtue September 19, 2007
Wisdom and Cleverness August 17, 2007
The Ethics of Geoengineering July 25, 2007
The Virtue of Courage May 30, 2007
Making Sense of Evil May 2, 2007
The Virtues of Deliberation April 4, 2007
Getting Started on Climate Change March 7, 2007
Children and Hope February 8, 2007
Problems of Polarization November 15, 2006
Maintaining Trust by Being Just October 16, 2006
Pay Inequality and Justice September 20, 2006
Global Warming and Moral Responsibility August 25, 2006
Hope and Despair August 21, 2006
Happiness and Success July 26, 2006
Leadership and Prudence June 28, 2006
Enron and the Culture of Cheating May 3, 2006
Rural Communities and the Virtues March 8, 2006
Martin Luther King and Natural Law February 8, 2006
The Hazards of Consumption January 11, 2006
Insecurity and Injustice December 14, 2005
Curiosity and Wonder November 16, 2005
The Threat to the Endangered Species Act from Cyberspace October 19, 2005
Manners and Morals September 25, 2005