According to the text of The Politics of Power, at the Constitutional Convention, the Founders
rejected a suggestion that the president be directly elected by the people because
a. most wanted the presidency to be weaker then it was under the Articles of
Congress may override a presidential veto _.
a. never. Presidential vetoes are final
b. by majority vote in the U.S. Senate
c. by a two-thirds vote in the House of Representatives
d. by majority vote in both Houses of Congress
e. by a two-thir
In "Free Your (Eco)Mind," author Frances Moore Lapp argues that the development of certain traits as
human beings allowed us to survive as a species. She identifies all of the following EXCEPT:
a. The urge to be creative
b. The urge to reprodu
In "Republicans believe rich people just work harder" author Laura Clawson says all of the following
a. A majority of Republicans believe the minimum wage should be raised.
b. A majority of Republicans believe unemployment insurance sh
In "Taming Capitalism Run Wild," Bill Moyers interviews economist Richard Wolff who says all of the
following about capitalism EXCEPT:
a. Economists and CEOs are uniformly trained by universities to run "free market" business enterprises.
11 March 2014
The Right to Stay Home: Justice for Migrants and Sending Communities (12:30 1:20pm)
By David Bacon
o East Palo Alto, San Jose, San Francisco, Sacramento, Los Angeles
Regarding deportations and being fired for not hav
25 February 2014
Extra Credit Reflection of Movie Inequality for All
The metaphor Robert Reich makes in the movie Inequality for All that was salient for
me was when he described the income inequality amongst levels of classes in the economy
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In "The Human Male" Harvey Jackins describes the way males are affected by the institutional structures
of all of the following EXCEPT:
a. The Armed Services
b. The Educational System
c. The Sports Industries
d. The Mass Media
e. The Family
What the text of The Politics of Power calls has market fundamentalism all of the following characteristics
a. a belief that markets are rational.
b. a belief that markets are self-correcting.
c. growing economic inequality.
All of the following are true about "One Minute for Peace" EXCEPT:
a. The end of One Minute for Peace features a military veteran who has become a school teacher.?
b. They argue that the United States spends $1.2 million each minute on the mil
In "An Immigrants American Dream" the anonymous author describes all of the following difficulties for
undocumented immigrants EXCEPT:
a. The expense and danger of being smuggled across the U.S. border by "coyotes"
b. The difficulty of going t
3 February 2014
Debate over Regulation of the Internet
In this digital age, with cable and the development of fiber optics, high-speed internet
service is a paid privilege that many consumers continue to invest in with the initial belief tha