By: Elizabeth M Young
One of the great American tragedies lies in the demise of the serious high school vocational track toward a diploma. There was a recognition that many students did not need to waste their time in studying content that would be of little or no immediate...
By: Elizabeth M Young
A look at the latest news headlines for the National Park Service (NPS) include everything from the economy's impact on vacation travel to national parks and monuments, to hiker's dilemmas, to discovery of human remains, to drops in deer populations. The NPS was founded in...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Social stratification occurs in five main coordinates of human separation: race, ethnicity, income, education and work status. These coordinates are all humming along as the five major current issues in social stratification. Race is an instant excuse for subjecting people to different qualities of treatment...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Most determinations of class in developed countries involve money. At between $50,000 and $150,000 US for a family of four, most individuals feel that they are solidly in the middle class. In a normal economy, this amount of money is expected to provide...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The media would love to have the public believe that the internet is only used for shopping, entertainment and for socializing at sites that are heavily populated with references to consumption of products, services and goods. Business principles now include the goals of actually manipulating...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Housing in a volatile and almost failing economy is a strange issue. In some areas, over development has led to brand new, incredibly cheap homes, some of which are sitting empty and are rapidly deteriorating from lack of occupancy. In other areas, partially built neighborhoods...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Book burning is the symbolic act of executing by burning the products of the mind rather than the physical bodies of people who offend those who want to be or who are in power. The first step toward expressing a desire for control and power...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Book burning is one of the most powerful symbolic acts of censure that can be taken. The process goes far beyond mere disregard, disagreement or attempts at social control. The process is designed to obliterate the thoughts, knowledge, beliefs, sciences, faiths and religious expressions of...
By: Marlin Bressi
With the news world buzzing about Florida pastor Terry Jones' plan to burn copies of the Koran on September 11th, not since Nazi Germany has the act of book burning garnered so much worldwide attention. Are there social implications to the act of merely setting...
Bite me
By: Ted Nylund
Money! Power! Politics! And selfishness! The humanrace can't help but munipulate all these things. It's nothing to be proud of. In fact most politicians disgust me! Humans are a disgrace to life it self! I wrote a better aticle but it was erased before it...

 

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