Tag Archives: government

Why do prisons cost so much?!

While imprisonment may currently be the best solution for more serious criminals, a large portion of prison populations consists of those who have committed less violent crimes, specifically drug offenders. As recently as 2009, statistics show that prisoners convicted of … Continue reading

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Too Big To Fail (TARP)

I decided to do my final paper on the issue of “Too Big to Fail.” The saying itself is a little misleading because it is not the actual size of an institution that threatens financial stability but rather the interconnectedness … Continue reading

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My crazy homecoming weekend

So this past weekend I…                

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Who are the 99%?

On Saturday morning I was laying around being lazy as usual. That was until I heard people outside screaming “Justice Now” and “We Resent the 1%”. So knowing that I had to write this blog I got off my couch … Continue reading

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Is it really that Hard?

The NBA (National Basketball Association) has cancelled the entire preseason and has recently cancelled the first two weeks of the regular season. There is a very high possibility that entire season will be cancelled because the player union and the … Continue reading

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Are we selling our security?

When I read this article I couldn’t help but think to myself whether or not this would qualify as an example of positive globalization or negative. The first part says that we are selling Iraq these planes to “build a modern … Continue reading

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The role of Media!!!

I would like to continue to discuss the role of the media in today’s society. I want to add on a couple of final thoughts to our conversation last Thursday. Some people think the negative criticism that Nike received was … Continue reading

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