Tagged: united states

dickerson

Dickerson v. United States (2000): Landmark Supreme Court Case

Dickerson v. United States (2000) is one of the landmark Supreme Court cases featured in the KTB Prep American Government and Civics series designed to acquaint users with the origins, concepts, organizations, and policies of the United States government and political system. The goal is greater familiarization with the rights...

NAFTA

NAFTA Has Benefitted The U.S., Mexico and Canada

  In 1992, Independent presidential candidate Ross Perot warned voters that “There will be a giant sucking sound going south,” as a result of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) due to huge wage differentials between the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Proponents argued a trade agreement, aimed at liberalizing...

Citizen

Citizens Need The Media To Be Fully Engaged

The dissemination of a wide variety of verifiable viewpoints is essential for individuals to formulate their own conclusions about the economic state of our nation, Washington’s foreign policy, the international community and the United States’ active or inactive participation in world crises. It is the responsibility of both the FCC...

Bartleby

Why Occupy was Bartleby in the 21st Century

  September 17, 2011 marked a critical moment in the history of protest movements in the United States. Unity, passion, and voices refusing to be silenced came together in Zuccotti Park to oppose the face of inequality. “We are the 99%” has come be to recognized as a statement of refusal,...

resource war

How Cooperation Takes The War Out Of The Resource War

  With the world’s population growing and industrialization rising, competition for raw materials is intensifying, raising concerns about access to key natural resources for global consumption. In a globalized world, competition for limited resources igniting conflict is not unreasonable; however, an alternative rationale suggesting cooperation as an outcome of resource competition is...