Participation: Each week students are required to make one substantive post and one response to another student on the class blog (professorcrain.org) under DeAnza, Poli 1 & the specific week. Each student must post by Wednesday of that week and reply to their classmates by Friday of each week.
These posts should highlight one of the three prompts below:
1) summary of lecture with critical thinking questions (150 words)
2) media (newspaper articles or relevant videos) and a 150 word description of its relevancy to the reading and/or lecture (cover two major ideas)
3) 2-3-minute video logs on your perspectives in the knowledge gained from lecture /reading material
WEEK 11 (December 2-5)
Monday – California Politics
Same day voter registration
Policy Maker Pay Increase
Tuesday Guns & Butter? War and the Economy
WBAI Guns & Butter Radio Show
Private Security Companies - Our Silent Partners
Wednesday – People, Planet & Profit
Peak Water: What happens when the wells go dry?
Thursday – Short Essay #5
Listen to one of the Guns & Butter radio shows before class!
Reading: PP/ Chapter 11 (Foreign Policy), Chapter 12 (Democracy's Character & Future)
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