Winners and Losers

2021’s Biggest Winners & Losers

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Raise your hand if 2021 flew by!  Even with COVID-19 and the lockdowns, a year that could have felt like it lasted a lifetime, just whizzed by for me. But not to give up on my annual tradition of picking winners and losers, in the spirit of those who either modeled what we stand for here at […]

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Biggest Winners and Losers of 2020

It is that time of year again, when I look back over the past 12 months with an eye toward identifying those whose lives and contributions actively promoted and affirmed our shared human future (winners), and those who did not (losers). You can review last year’s picks here. Winners: 2020 has been deemed the “year of […]

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2016 Winners and Losers

Each year at this time we look back over the past twelve months with an eye toward identifying those whose lives and work actively promoted and affirmed a truly human future, and those who did not. Winners: Stephanie Packer is more than a winner; she really is a hero. Sitting down with her while making […]

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2012 Winners and Losers

Winners The Commonwealth of Massachusetts: This past November, voters resoundingly rejected Question 2, which would have legalized physician assisted suicide. It failed by a majority of 51% of the vote and was defeated largely due to broad, bipartisan support across political ideologies because people understand there is no ‘death with dignity’. As a nurse, I […]

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CBC 2011 Winners and Losers

By Jennifer Lahl, CBC President Each year I have the honor of picking the top winners and losers in the world of bioethics. Some years are easier than others. Sometimes it is easy to find losers but more difficult to pick winners. But this year the deck was pretty even. Maybe one year there will […]

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CBC 2011 Winners and Losers

By Jennifer Lahl, CBC President Each year I have the honor of picking the top winners and losers in the world of bioethics. Some years are easier than others. Sometimes it is easy to find losers but more difficult to pick winners. But this year the deck was pretty even. Maybe one year there will […]

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