Social Inequality in the Media

Watch 30 to 60 minutes of a production from current media that illustrates examples of social stratification and inequalities, such as a sitcom, drama, movie, or documentary. Examples include productions like Blackish, Sons of Anarchy, Family Guy, Empire, CSI, BlacKkKlansman, Chicago Fire, Orange is the New Black, NCIS, When They See Us, Pose, Game of Thrones, or Law & Order. Contact your...
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Numerical Cases

Numerical Cases (Triangular 3%, Rectangular 3%)Please collect the foreign exchange rates data of any day during this semester 2/1-4/10/2021.Use the data to create two numerical cases of arbitrages: One triangular arbitrage and the other is rectangular arbitrage. Please ignore the transaction costs (bid-ask spreads). Please briefly describe the cases with necessary sentences and equations....
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week 12

Using the DiAngelo reading...(Answer all of these)1. Define whiteness.2. Define white fragility.3. What is the function of white fragility?4. What are some catalysts for white fragility? DiAngelo uses the phrase "triggers for white fragility," but I'm critical of the implication that white racism is triggered by, or is the result of trauma, rather than a powerful source of trauma for people of...
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Population Growth

For this paper you will need to find two or more articles about human population growth.  One article should be looking at the negative impacts of population growth and one should be looking at the positive effects of population growth.  The positive effects of population growth may be  harder to find in articles, but look for articles by economists.  The articles can come...
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week 9

Prompt #1: Read Smith's "Three Pillars of White Supremacy," and define each of the three pillars (slavery/capitalism, genocide/colonialism, and orientalism/war), plus heteropatriarchy/white supremacy in your own words. For each of the three pillars, plus heteropatriarchy/white supremacy, provide three current examples. What learning was new for you? How does this reading help you make sense of...
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Week 6

Required:1. Define oppression and privilege in your own words. What is the difference between being miserable and being oppressed?2. Watch this video about the nature of oppression. What does this video tell you about how oppression works? What would happen to the rest of the 'iceberg' if interpersonal oppression was gone? What would happen to the rest of the iceberg if the cultural oppression...
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Declaration of Independence and President John F. Kennedys 1961 inaugural address speech

The first question asks you to listen to (or read) President John F. Kennedys 1961 inaugural address and compose a short (minimum of four paragraphs) rhetorical analysis outlining the features of hisspeech and discussing its content and place in American history. The second question asks you to read the Declaration of Independence, one of Americas founding documents, and compose a fully developed...
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