Green

Homework, Tests & Assignments

Contemporary World - 03

Homework Due date

Structural Adjustment Comic

Documentary "Life and Debt":
http://www.documentarytube.com/videos/life-and-debt-jamaica

Here's a few links with info on Structural Adjustment Programs in the developing world:

http://www.jubileeusa.org/?id=112

http://www.whirledbank.org/development/sap.html

http://www.twnside.org.sg/title/adjus-cn.htm

http://www.globalissues.org/article/3/structural-adjustment-a-major-cause-of-poverty

https://cs.uwaterloo.ca/~alopez-o/politics/structural.html

http://www.cepr.net/documents/publications/debt_1999_04.htm

http://www.saprin.org/global_rpt.htm

http://www.saprin.org/SAPRI_Findings.pdf

Here are some links on the Structural Adjustment Programs (sometimes referred to as 'austerity' plans) in Europe:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/10162176

http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2010/jun/11/europe-deficit-crisis-austerity-budgets

http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/spotlight/2010/2010/12/20101214195945648106.html

http://www.aljazeera.com/business/2010/11/2010111583325349813.html

http://www.ft.com/indepth/austerity-in-europe

AP Links (can be used by non-AP students as well)

Mexico

http://www.mexicosolidarity.org/programs/alternativeeconomy/neoliberalism

http://www.yorku.ca/cerlac/documents/Hellman.pdf

http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/40/003.html#Z1

https://cs.uwaterloo.ca/~alopez-o/politics/structural.html

Nigeria

http://www.thethe.com/news/nigeria-chaos-civil-war-and-the-imf/

http://web.ccsu.edu/afstudy/upd12-2.html

http://archive.lib.msu.edu/DMC/African%20Journals/pdfs/social%20development/vol7no1/jsda007001003.pdf

http://www.photius.com/countries/nigeria/economy/nigeria_economy_structural_adjustmen~10018.html

http://www.worlib.org/vol04no2/ogugua_v04n2.shtml

 

| view
Wed, 12/13/2017

Philosophy

Homework Due date

Reflection on Nietzsche

Part One – Summary (200 word minimum):  In your own words, describe the philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche. Make specific reference to the following concepts:

  • The Death of God
  • Will to Power
  • Übermensch (‘overman’ or ‘superman’)

Part Two – Opinion (150 word minimum): What do you think of Nietzsche’s ideas? What ideas do you find interesting or disturbing? Which ideas do you support and which ideas do you reject? Explain. Why do you think his ideas appealed to the Nazis? What do you think Nietzsche would say about the fact that his ideas were embraced by the Nazis?

To see the video "Human, All too Human":

http://vimeo.com/27189559

| view
Thu, 12/14/2017

Financial Education 10

Homework Due date

Persuasive Essay on Unions

Using the following articles write a persuasive essay on whether or not you think labour unions are beneficial for Canadian workers.

Articles providing pros and cons:

Articles focused on disadvantage of union membership:

Articles focused on advantages of union membership:

| view
Fri, 12/22/2017