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    America is browning. As politicians, schoolteachers, and grandparents attempt to decipher what that might mean, Richard Rodriguez argues America has been brown from its inception, as he himself is. As a brown man, I think . . . (But do we really think that color colors thought?) In his two previous memoirs, Hunger of Memoryand Days of Obligation, Rodriguez wrote about the intersection of his private life with public issues of class and ethnicity. With Brown, his consideration of race, Rodriguez completes his "trilogy on American public life." For Rodriguez, brown is not a singular color. Brown is evidence of mixture. Brown is a shade created by desire-an emblem of the erotic history of America, which began the moment the African and the European met within the Indian eye. Rodriguez reflects on various cultural associations of the…

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    Throughout the excerpt from the book, “The Greening of America” written by Charles A. Reich, he interprets his theory, emphasizes the differences, and explicates what Consciousness I, II, and III are per his model. Reich starts off by stating that the American Dream is “—the dream shared by the colonists and the immigrants…. —a dream premised on human dignity, a dignity that made each man an equal being in a spiritual sense, and envisioned a community based upon individual dignity”. This feeds…

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    America is singing, which government experts, teachers, and grandparents endeavor to decipher what that may mean, Richard Rodriguez battles America has been darker from its begin, as he himself is all in all. As a person with various shading sinks, (In any case, do we assume that shading tints thought?). In his two past diaries, Hunger of Memory and Days of Obligation, Rodriguez clarified the meeting of his private nearness with open issues of class and ethnicity. With Brown, his considered…

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    Case Study: Orange Juice Crisis, or Maybe Not Introduction Due to the speculation of decreased orange juice supply, orange juice futures jumped 1.5% for January 2016, according to the New York based global commodity trading organization Intercontinental Exchange® (ICE®) (Perez, 2015). The basis for this claim is the proliferation of a century-old disease that is expected to devastate the worlds’ orange juice supply in the coming years (Perez, 2015). The disease, known as Huanglongbing (HLB),…

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    unprecedented record temperatures. If mitigation efforts are not implemented, it will impose epoch-making impacts geographically, environmentally, socially, and economically. Climate change imposes future issues of rising temperatures, depletion of ice caps, sea level rise, lengthened grow seasons, increased frequency and magnitude of hazardous convective weather, decrease in freshwater and ocean water quality, droughts and heatwaves, and extinction of both land and ocean species. The Paris…

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    (1987). The America Freshman: Twenty Year Trends. Los Angeles: Higher Education Research Intstitute, Graduate School of Education, University of California Los Angeles Argyle, M. (1986). The Psychology of Happiness. London: Methuen (Bruce Carruthers,1998, http://abs.sagepub.com/content/41/10/1384.short) Covey, Stephen R. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Restoring the Character Ethic. [Rev. ed.]. New York: Free Press, 2004. Kasser , T., & Ryan, R. (1996). Further examining the…

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    Social Research and the inclusion of Ethics, it would have to be the tobacco industry. The studies conducted by the tobaccos industry in the past have proven to be false – Hearing on the Regulation of Tobacco Products House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health and the Environment (1994) is when seven CEO’s within the tobacco industry claimed that nicotine was non-addictive. Clearly this is an industry that time and time again has proven that the “Code of Ethics” does have the…

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    What has been obvious is the fact that individuals have interpreted freedom to mean the right to do as one likes. Who were the ones that had that privilege? The answer was usually the one percent and the white privilege groups. Those groups who did not have to think about race, or their whiteness and white privilege. Whiteness does not always mean the color of one’s skin but it can mean money or privileges that another does not have. Houser in Juana Summers article is an excellent article about…

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    These movements appeared due to the aggravation of global problems, entering into a new stage of scientific and technological revolution of western countries, changes in mass consciousness in the value orientations of society, a crisis of confidence in public institutions and traditional political institutions. The role of social movements in politics is that they exercise control over the activities of government agencies and help in the realization of the interests of a particular individual,…

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    today there is no solution for the future. Going green can be a controversial topic, but educating and opening the eyes of the public we see it can be achieved through advances in technology, in ecology, and in our society. If we are to look to solutions for future generations we must investigate our past to see how we got to where we are today. It was in 1872 that the first national, Yellowstone was established, 1890 Yosemite and Sequoia reserves were created. When President Theodore…

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