You might not realize how often our civil liberties — particularly the right to privacy — are put to the test on a daily basis. Many of the current news stories reflect the line between a citizen’s right for privacy. Do you wonder about your privacy on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter, for example? How do you feel about wiretapping and government accessing phone records? All of these concerns are things that affect our lives. Directions Choose a current or recent event that illustrates a privacy concern. Use and cite at least one quality news article or story. How does the […]
Read/review the following resources for this activity: Textbook: Review Chapter 2, 3 (pp. 56-59), 13 Lesson Additional scholarly sources you identify through your own research Initial Post Instructions Explain how a liberal and conservative would approach developing the US budget. Use evidence (cite sources) to support your response from assigned readings or online lessons, and at least one outside scholarly source.
https://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/althuss… (BOOK READING) Based on the relevant lecture(s) and assigned reading, discuss an example (or two) from your life about your experience (or that of someone you know) with what Althusser refers to as the “ideological state apparatuses” and/or the “repressive state apparatus.” You can receive full credit by only discussing one example of either. You need not cover both concepts. You do need to show that you understand the Althusserian concept(s) you discuss. Based on the relevant lectures and assigned reading for Week 13, take a clear position on your chosen question. No “fence-sitting.” Provide as much support for […]
Political parties are groups of individuals who attempt to influence government policy through the election of their selected candidates. These candidates must answer the philosophical question, “Who have I been elected to serve?” Should their primary loyalty be to the party that helped get them elected or to the constituents they were elected to serve? At the same time, interest groups seek to influence elected officials and, ultimately, public policy. Interest groups are organizations of individuals with shared goals who try to influence public policy through, for example, lobbying, letter writing, grass roots campaigns, and endorsement of elected officials for […]
There is a “Minimum Age” requirement for both the House of Representatives (25 years old) and the Senate (30 years old). Discuss what you think about this minimum age requirement: Is it good or bad? Should it be changed? Also consider: Should there be a “Maximum Age” requirement (meaning: people would not be able to serve in Government past a certain age) and why? Beyond an “Age requirement”, what other requirements would you add in order form someone to be able to serve in Congress (Provide at least two examples)?
Submit at least five questions unanswered by Attorney General William Barr’s summary of the Mueller report into collusion and obstruction of justice by President Trump or his campaign. Explain the questions and why they are important. In the past two weeks, numerous news stories and articles have focused on those questions. Cite your sources.
Aristotle defined tyranny as an illegitimate form of government by one individual that tightly controlled every part of life and government. Adolf Hitler is the most notorious tyrant. Using a totalitarian society from the past or present, discuss how the state and its leader attempt to impede citizens from exercising their rights. In your discussion, explain some components of an “ideal citizen,” consequences of voter apathy, and ways the state controls the citizen. 1.5 -2 pages not including the reference page 1-inch margin double spaced 12-point times new roman font title page reference page ( minimum of 2 scholarly sources) […]
You are an advisor to the President tasked with cutting at least $300 billion from the budget. The president wants your recommendations to cut lines, not large categories. Explain why you chose those cuts. Note: These are not true US budget numbers. DOMESTIC PROGRAMS AND FOREIGN AID Cut some foreign aid to African countries $17 billion Eliminate farm subsidies $14 billion Cut pay of civilian federal workers by 5 percent $14 billion Reduce the overall federal workforce by 10% $12 billion Cut aid to states by 5% $29 billion MILITARY Cut the number of nuclear warheads, […]
PLEASE ANSWERD ESSAY QUESTION FROM THE FOLLOWING ESSAY FORMAT. 1Q-Identify and discuss at least six major international issues/problems that pose a serious threat to U.S national security in the 21st century. How should the U.S address these issues, unilaterally or multilaterally? use your own words better than wikipedia, i just need to fully understanding it. -Follow what the essay should contains: 1-Introducation -Contextualization -Definitions of key concepts -issues at hand/ that is raised by the question -most important is a balanced thesis statment, despite / although / while… Essay body that is organized in multiple sections and the section are […]
PLEASE ANSWERD ESSAY QUESTION THE FOLLOWING QUESTION IN ESSAY FORMAT. 1-Q( Select Two political theorists and compare and contract their ideologies on the role of the state, government and the individual) <— what needs to be answer in the essay. -Follow what the essay should contains: 1-Introducation -Contextualization -Definitions of key concepts -issues at hand/ that is raised by the question -most important is a balanced thesis statment, despite / although / while… Essay body that is organized in multiple sections and the section are separated by clear transitions. Point – first a statement, then explantion of that statement and […]