write a proposal on US foreign policy regarding political violence in Mexico

The Proposal

–  Identify the topic in one or two paragraphs.

– Summarize the foreign policy topic (US foreign policy regarding political violence in Mexico.)

– Describe the current status of the policy or topic

– Describe why this policy is important to the United States

– Cite each of your academic journal articles (not supplemental sources) at least      once in the paragraph using correct MLA in-text citations.

– Include the Works Cited or Reference section with the three (at a minimum) peer-reviewed academic journal articles that will form the basis of your policy paper.

– These three references must be cited in the final policy paper.

– Additional sources can be added (and should if a good grade is desired), but they cannot be changed without permission after the proposal is approved.

– The Works Cited or  Reference section must be formatted using MLA citation style.

– Do not use block quotations or first person in the proposal or final policy paper

The Policy Paper

Prepare a formal research paper regarding the selected policy. The assignment is to be 5-8 pages excluding any direct quotes, paraphrased information, cover page and works cited page(s).

The essay is to discuss each of the following prompts:

· An introduction and brief overview of the policy relationship.

· What are the major issues facing each country involved?

· What are the reasons for initiating changes to the policy?

· What are the options to be considered (discuss several)?

· What are the pros and cons of each potential reform (costs v. benefits)?

· Which is the best option moving forward (pick one)?

· A summary and conclusion

 
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Mod 1 Project

Review the information presented in this Course Project Business Scenario and Topic Options (Word document) and then do the following:

  1. Choose one of the Business Scenario Options to establish the audience and business perspective for your Emerging Technology Analysis Report.
  2. Consider the Topic Options presented under each of the Emerging Technology Categories and choose one topic to investigate, “2.3) Smart Robots” for example. Be sure to choose a topic for your Emerging Technology Analysis Report that will be applicable to the business scenario you selected.
  3. In a 1-2 page paper, written in APA format using proper spelling and grammar, identify which Business Scenario Option and Topic Option you will be using as the basis for your Emerging Technology Analysis Report. Explain why you chose those options.
  4. Business Scenario Options

    (Pick 1 business scenario to establish the perspective of your technology analysis.)

    Emerging Technology Categories

    (Choose a category and pick 1 topic option for your technology analysis.)

    A. A New York fashion business produces new lines of clothing and a monthly magazine. It also has monthly runway shows live in five major cities, produces content for a large website, and disseminates videos via YouTube and other means. The business desires to augment and amplify its clothing line with the technology you choose.

    B. A current reality show producer produces audio/video content involving cooking run-offs, investigations of world foods, public broadcasting station documentaries, web content, and a talk show. The producer needs to find an advantage over its competition and would like to know if the technology you choose will put it in the lead and how it may be done.

    C. A large international importer imports food commodity from all over the world. It also owns an additional venture that manufacturers restaurant supplies. The importer wants to integrate all its resources and provide up-to-the minute information to all of those who hold interest in the company by implementing your technology choice.

    D. An international realty company owns, rents, and sells properties in eleven different countries. Each country has a branch office. The main headquarters is in the Philippines. The reality company wants to be the cutting-edge force in the realty industry by utilizing the technology of your choice.

    E. Seventeen world electrical production companies have joined forces to create a common cooperative that is setting the standards for the industry. The cooperative itself is a large international organization and is the focus of the study. They would like to implement the technology you choose to provide better services for their constituents.

    F. The NASCAR industry intends to implement the emerging technology you choose to augment current operations, amplify data collection, storage and usage, and to provide fans, investors, and companies with the most current capabilities possible.

    G. A large sports association that provides oversight of all the sports teams in the business is poised to integrate national teams into its ranks. The association wants to leverage the technology you choose to the best advantage.

    H. A Department of Defense contractor produces and manufactures cutting edge items for the military. They employ a think tank that evaluates and recommends innovations that can be used to ensure national policy at home and in the world. They have hired you as a member of the think tank and want to see what you can come up with using the technology of your choosing.

    I. A large pharmaceutical company needs to find new avenues to market its products. It wants to diversify its marketing to include technology that can interact more personally with potential clients. They would like to know if the technology you choose will satisfy their needs.

    J. A major home technology augmentation company develops, manufacturers, and installs the latest and greatest household and appliance augmenting capabilities in top dollar, high end homes. They would like you to help them foresee what the technology of your choosing can do to enhance their business operations and home offerings.

    1. Ubiquitous Infrastructure Topic Options:

    1.1) 5G

    1.2) Carbon Nanotube

    1.3) Neuromorphic Hardware

    2. Democratized AI Topic Options:

    2.1) Autonomous Driving

    2.2) Conversational AI Platform

    2.3) Smart Robots

    2.4) Virtual Assistants

    3. Do It Yourself Bio-Hacking Topic Options:

    3.1) Biochips

    3.2) Exoskeletons

    3.3) Augmented Reality

    3.4) Smart Fabrics

    4. Transparently Immersive Experiences Topic Options:

    4.1) 4D Printing

    4.2) Connected Home

    4.3) Smart Dust

    4.4) Volumetric Displays

    5. Digitalized Ecosystems Topic Options:

    5.1) Blockchain for Data Security

    5.2) IoT Platform

    5.3) Knowledge Graphs

 
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Human Versus Non-human Capital and Societal Power /Information and Surveillance Technologies

Question 1:

Human- vs Non-human Capital

Think of an example in your life where human capital was in conflict with non-human capital and describe it. Which had the power advantage in your example, and why?

Question 2:

Does privacy really matter to you? Why or why not?

Required Readings

Allen, A. ( 2009). Driven into society: philosophies of surveillance take to streets of New York. Amsterdam Law Forum. 1 (4), 35-40. Retrieved from http://ojs.ubvu.vu.nl/alf/article/view/92/157

Prins, C. (2009). Selling my soul to the digital world?. Amsterdam Law Forum, 1(4), 7-10. Retrieved from http://ojs.ubvu.vu.nl/alf/article/view/89/153

Ostergaard, S. D. (2004). European trends in privacy: how can we increase internet security and protect individual privacy?. Journal of Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, 2 (2), 25-29. Retrieved from http://www.iiisci.org/Journal/CV$/sci/pdfs/P282885.pdf

Shiffman, G., & Ravi, G. (2013). Crowdsourcing cyber security: a property rights view of exclusion and theft on the information commons. International Journal of the Commons, 7(1), 92-112. Retrieved from http://www.thecommonsjournal.org/index.php/ijc/article/view/343/318

TED. (2014, October). Glenn Greenwald: Why privacy matters [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.ted.com/talks/glenn_greenwald_why_privacy_matters

Human- vs Non-human Capital

Think of an example in your life where human capital was in conflict with non-human capital and describe it. Which had the power advantage in your example, and why?

 
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Powerpoint Assignment

perform the below instructions to the po2c1women_lastfirst  powerpoint file the other two files will be needed to complete the assignment

Outline and Modifications

Based on the storyboard you created after researching women in STEM on the Internet, you type the outline of your presentation. As you create the outline, you also modify the outline structure.

  • a.Open Outline view.
  • b.Type Name 3 women in STEM as the title for Slide 2.
  • c.Type each of the following as Level 1 bullets for Slide 2: My biology teacher, My computer applications teacher, My math teacher.
  • d.Type Think on a bigger scale as the title for Slide 3. Enter each of the following as Level 1 bullets for Slide 3: National names?, and International names?
  • e.Add this speaker note to Slide 3: These may be hard questions to answer quickly because there are relatively few women in these fields.
  • f.Type Here are some names to get you started as the title for Slide 4.
  • g.Type each of the following as Level 1 bullets for Slide 4: Sally Ride, Christa McAuliffe.
  • h.Add this speaker note to Slide 4: For different reasons, both of these women were important in the development of the aerospace industry.

Imported Outline

You have an outline on women in STEM that was created in Microsoft Word and also a slide show on that topic. You reuse this content to build your slide show.

  • a.Position the insertion point at the end of the outline after Slide 4.
  • b.Use the Slides from Outline option to insert the p02c1Stem outline.
  • c.Delete Slide 5 and any blank slides.
  • d.Demote the last two bullets on the new Slide 5.
  • e.Click the first bullet on Slide 6. Cut and paste the text after the name and date from the bullet point to the Notes pane. Replace She with Hypatia. Repeat for the remaining two bullets.
  • f.Delete all text after physics for the first bullet of Slide 7. Replace the comma with a period.
  • g.Position the insertion point at the end of the outline.
  • h.Reuse Slides 2 and 3, using the same order, from p02c1Work to add two slides to the end of the presentation.
  • i.Modify the outline structure by reversing slides 8 and 9.

Design

The content of some of the imported slides does not fit well and the font colors are not uniform across all of the slides. You want to adjust the layout and font color to create a well-designed presentation. Then you decide to view a slide show to verify your changes.

  • a.Switch to Normal view. Change the layout of Slide 9 to Blank.
  • b.Check Slides 5–7 to ensure the title placeholder font is Arial Black (Heading) with the color set to Black, Text 2. Check the subtitle font to Arial Body with the color set to Grey 80%, Text 1.
  • c.Use the spelling checker and proofread the presentation.
  • d.View a slide show from the beginning.
  • e.Move Slide 5 to just before Slide 8.

Sections

To facilitate organization of the presentation and moving between the slides, you create sections.

  • a.Add a section before Slide 2 and rename it Quiz.
  • b.Add a section before Slide 5 and rename it History.
  • c.Add a section before Slide 7 and rename it Reasoning.
  • d.Print the outline as directed by your instructor.
  • e.Save and close the file. Based on your instructor’s directions, submit p02c1Women_LastFirst.
 
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Philosophy related discussion forum (reading required)

lease finish reading the required texts and answer the following,

  1. Discuss why Descartes chooses to doubt everything. Is this plausible? Can we know for sure that we are not dreaming?
  2. Ask a question.

Required Reading:

Descartes, Meditations on First Philosophy, Meditation 1 and 2: p. 59-69 (attached)

The Mind as Machine (https://www.cs.bham.ac.uk/research/projects/poplog/computers-and-thought/chap1/node5.html)

 
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Comparative Essay

Write an APA-formatted essay of 1000 words comparing gender roles in Susan Glaspell’s Trifles with gender roles in the 21st century. The play can be found at the following site: https://www.gutenberg.org/files/10623/10623-h/10623-h.htm#TRIFLES (Links to an external site.)

This essay should:

make specific and obvious points of comparison between the two topics

be 1000 words long

have an explicit thesis statement, with the main idea (the topic of the paper) and a controlling idea (what you, as the author, is saying about the topic)

include an integrated, direct quote from the text to support the thesis in each of the body paragraphs

be written using APA formatting guidelines

use APA guidelines for citation, both in-text and on a References page

write in 3rd-person only

be submitted as a MS Word .docx file

This essay must contain properly formatted APA citations and references. References used should be no older than 2012. One reference is the play. Other references can be those presented to you or others you may find. Online only dot gov, dot org, dot edu, and dot net websites are acceptable. Dot coms and Wikipedia are not acceptable.

Tips:

Thesis: The essay that follows contains (a)a discussion of gender roles in Glaspell’s Trifles, (b) discussion gender roles today, and (c) a comparison between the two.

Body paragraph: #1. The second paragraph should have the following: •A level one heading that corresponds to (a) in the thesis statement •A topic sentence •Supporting evidence •Analysis of the evidence •Transition to next paragraph

#2. The third paragraph should have the following: •A level one heading that corresponds to (b) in the thesis statement •A topic sentence •Supporting evidence •Analysis of the evidence •Transition to next paragraph

#3. The fourth paragraph should have the following: •A level one heading that corresponds to (c) in the thesis statement •A topic sentence •Supporting evidence •Analysis of the evidence •Transition to next paragraph

The conclusion should have a level one heading. The conclusion should contain a summary of the essay and should not introduce any new information. The essay must be written in 3rdperson.

 
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Assignment 2: The Role Capitalism Plays

Assignment 2: The Role Capitalism Plays

Due Week 4

Capitalism is an economic and political system in which a country’s trade and industry are controlled by private owners for profit, rather than by the state whereas socialism is a political and economic theory of social organization which advocates that the means of production, distribution, and exchange should be owned or regulated by the community as a whole. (Shaw, William H. (2014). Business ethics (8th ed.). Boston, MA: Wadsworth, Cengage Learning). In this assignment, you will define the roles capitalism and socialism play along with the pros and cons of each.

In two to three (2-3) paragraphs:

  • Briefly define, in your own words, the concepts of capitalism and socialism. Then list three pros and cons of each.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

  • Determine the considerations for and process of ethical business decision making to balance corporate and social responsibilities, and address moral, economic, and legal concerns.
  • Analyze selected business situations using the predominant ethical theories, such as utilitarian, Kantian, and virtue ethics to guide ethical business decision making.
  • Use technology and information resources to research issues in business ethics.
  • Write clearly and concisely about business ethics using proper writing mechanics.

Click here to view the grading rubric.

 
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Discussion: Treating Childhood Abuse

In 2012, statistics in the United States indicated that state CPS agencies received 3.4 million referrals for child abuse and neglect. Of these, nearly 700,000 children were found to be victims of maltreatment: 18% were victims of physical abuse and 78% were victims of neglect (CDC, 2014). Child sexual abuse makes up roughly 10% of child maltreatment cases in the United States (CDC, 2014). The CDC considers sexual abuse at any age a form of violence. Child abuse of any kind can lead to an increased state of inflammatory markers in adulthood, as well as multiple physical illnesses and high-risk behavior such as alcoholism and drug abuse. If a PMHNP identifies child abuse, there may be a need to report the abuse to authorities. Once able to provide treatment, the PMHNP can be instrumental in reducing the long-term effects of child abuse.

In this Discussion, you recommend strategies for assessing for abuse and analyze influences of media and social media on mental health. You also evaluate the need for mandatory reporting of abuse.

Learning Objectives

Students will:
  • Recommend strategies for assessing for abuse
  • Analyze influences of media and social media on mental health
  • Evaluate the need for mandatory reporting of abuse

To Prepare for this Discussion:

  • Read the Learning Resources concerning treating childhood abuse.
  • Read the Child Abuse Case Study in the Learning Resources.

Note: For this Discussion, you are required to complete your initial post before you will be able to view and respond to your colleagues’ postings. Begin by clicking on the “Post to Discussion Question” link and then select “Create Thread” to complete your initial post. Remember, once you click submit, you cannot delete or edit your own posts and cannot post anonymously. Please check your post carefully before clicking Submit!

By Day 3

Post:

  • What strategies would you employ to assess the patient for abuse? Explain why you selected these strategies.
  • How might exposure to the media and/or social media affect the patient?
  • What type of mandatory reporting (if any) is required in this case? Why?

By Day 6

Respond to at least two of your colleagues by providing at least two ways that their strategies may be expanded or improved.

 
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Discussion: Pediatric Bipolar Depression Disorder Debate

Some debate in the literature exists specific to whether or not bipolar disorder can be diagnosed in childhood. While some have anecdotally argued that it is not possible for children to develop bipolar disorder (as normal features of childhood confound the diagnosis), other sources argue that pediatric bipolar disorder is a fact.

In this Discussion, you engage in a debate as to whether pediatric bipolar disorder is possible to diagnose.

Learning Objectives

Students will:
  • Evaluate diagnosis of pediatric bipolar depression disorder
  • Analyze consequences to diagnosing/failing to diagnose pediatric bipolar depression disorder

To Prepare for the Discussion:

  • The instructor will assign you a position for or against the issue of diagnosing pediatric bipolar depression disorder.
  • Review the Learning Resources concerning the controversy over the diagnosis of pediatric bipolar depression disorder.

Note: For this Discussion, you are required to complete your initial post before you will be able to view and respond to your colleagues’ postings. Begin by clicking on the “Post to Discussion Question” link and then select “Create Thread” to complete your initial post. Remember, once you click submit, you cannot delete or edit your own posts and cannot post anonymously. Please check your post carefully before clicking Submit!

By Day 3

Post:

  • Write “for” or “against” in the subject line of your Discussion post.
  • Based on the position you were assigned, justify whether or not pediatric bipolar depression disorder should be diagnosed.

Support your position with evidence and examples.

By Day 6

Respond to at least two of your colleagues who argued the opposite side as you by countering their argument with evidence. Identify at least two consequences to support your position.

 
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