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    interconnectivity. From Eric Tang’s “Organizing in Poor Immigrant Communities: Starting from Scratch in the Bronx”, “How Refugees Stopped the Bronx from Burning,” and Maliha Safri and Julie Graham’s “The Global Household: Toward a Feminist Postcapitalist International Political Economy,” I analyze the interdependence of violence, organizing, and opportunity in the context of the Cambodian and Vietnamese refugees who were brought to the America as a result of American wars in that region. This is followed by a summary of my key arguments before drawing conclusions to my essay. Background The South-East Asian refugees from Cambodia and Vietnam were brought to the U.S after a U.S. military invasion of those countries. They were settled in the South Bronx in New York City. But, contrary to their expectations—that they were leaving a war zone and coming to a place of peace, tranquility, and economic opportunities—they were rather exposed to what they would…

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    Case Study: Mott Haven

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    Mott Haven is a community district in the South Bronx. Mott Haven attracts new immigrants from diverse cultures due to its affordability, economic opportunities, and its access to cultural institutions (“Mott Haven – Choice Neighborhoods Initiative”, 2014). In 1849 Jordan Mott purchased the land of what is now known as Mott Haven. He purchased the land for workers’ homes to support his iron works business on the Harlem River at East 134st (“Mott Haven – Choice Neighborhoods Initiative”, 2014).…

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    Mott Haven is a community district in the South Bronx. Mott Haven attracts new immigrants from diverse cultures due to its affordability, economic opportunities, and its access to cultural institutions (“Mott Haven – Choice Neighborhoods Initiative”, 2014). In 1849 Jordan Mott purchased the land of what is now known as Mott Haven. He purchased the land for workers’ homes to support his iron works business on the Harlem River at East 134st (“Mott Haven – Choice Neighborhoods Initiative”, 2014).…

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    road. They walked in a at defensive formation because they thought the inhabiters were hostile. They crossed the mountains east of their ships. There were a path that went through the mountains but, it was still treacherous. When they finally crossed the mountains they headed south. When they walked they found a sign that said "Helgen" on the top. Also a sign that read, "Caution, wolves in area." They were surprised that the person that put the sign spelled in their language. They kept…

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    When I began reading Jonathan Kozol’s Amazing Grace (1995), I was struck by a quotation early on that described the South Bronx area of New York City he would further explore throughout the book: The houses in which these children live, two thirds of which are owned by the City of New York, are often as squalid as the houses of the poorest children I have visited in rural Mississippi, but there is none of the greenness and the healing sweetness of the Mississippi countryside outside their…

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    lack of education in the Delta and how many residents was more focus on achieving a better life through working than gaining an education. Chapter four, “Another Century of Persistent Poverty”, will describe poverty today, and how people are still remain victims of poverty and tell whether the government is working hard to eradicate feasible solutions to fight against poverty. Lastly, like most citizens, who lived in poverty, dream of desirable income to provide for their families and…

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    Intelligence In The Intelligence Community

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    maze there is a direct line of authority and a line of coordination connecting these elements into a manageable soup. The Director of National Intelligence (DNI), who reports to the President of the United States, leads the IC. Although this office is not listed as a member of the Intelligence Community, the DNI exerts leadership of the IC primarily through the statutory authorities under which he: Controls the National Intelligence program budget; Establishes objectives, priorities, and…

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    New technologies are spreading among both state and non-state actors, challenging the traditional advantage of the United States in that area. These technologies not only pose a threat themselves (i.e., WMD and delivery system proliferation), but also impact “the calculus of deterrence and conflict management by increasing uncertainty and compressing decision space.” To address these factors, the Capstone Concept for Joint Operations (CCJO) proposes “globally integrated operations” to integrate…

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    Wake Technical Community College is the largest community college in North Carolina. Enrollment reached a record high of 22,000 students for the fall, 2014 (The News & Observer, 2014). Furthermore, a significant number of classes are taught online, and as of last year, more than 3,300 students were in online programs; a number that has doubled within five years (The News & Observer, 2014). According to Bryan Ryan, the Senior Vice President of Curriculum Education Services, states that “while…

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    million criminal and civilian fingerprints and 24 million mug shots” (Casey, 2015, p. NA) and allows federal, state and local agencies around the country to upload photos and videos and get a response back from the FBI on the same day. Although privacy concerns with this system are well founded, the FBI is already reporting positive results. In one such case the FBI managed to locate a convicted sex offender after eluding authorities for 19 years. Privacy advocates, claim the facial…

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