A new study covering 40 countries provides solid evidence that people not nearly as dishonest as we tend to think.
For Peter Singer's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
Critics need to understand that very few people in need care about the color of the skin of those who are helping them or where they're from.
Japan's animal welfare regulations could halt the Taiji slaughter if Japanese law categorized dolphins as mammals instead of fish.
To rein in the Saudi regime, the West must not only stop selling it arms, but also stop filling its coffers.
In sharply unequal societies, elite universities receiving government funds can properly be expected to play a role in fostering social mobility.
A group of young Americans are suing the U.S. government for the right to have a livable planet.
While we wait for politicians to act, it is important to concentrate our spare resources on effective aid that helps poor people lead the best lives they can.
Leaders who want to act humanely toward immigrants must go far enough toward stricter border control to undercut public support for far-right parties.
Despite the positive attitudes people have toward dogs and cats and other pets, many of these companion animals lead miserable lives.
His predictions have been falsified, his theories discredited and his ideas rendered obsolete. So why should we care about his legacy in the 21st century?