In his role as the facilitator of IC oversight, does the DNI have an increasing leadership role in providing top cover for the IC in dealing with an increasingly complicated Congress that has become more polarized and partisan?

ODNI and Accountability

In his role as the facilitator of IC oversight, does the DNI have an increasing leadership role in providing top cover for the IC in dealing with an increasingly complicated Congress that has become more polarized and partisan?

“How do we make the setting of the Global Health agenda more democratic?. The length should be 400. References must be embedded as hyperlinks.

The task is to write a text in the format of a blog post for a non-specialized audience answering the question “How do we make the setting of the Global Health agenda more democratic?. The length should be 400. References must be embedded as hyperlinks.

https://www.realinstitutoelcano.org/en/analyses/global-health-on-the-international-agenda-lessons-from-the-pandemic-for-a-new-role-for-spain-in-the-world/

Would you make the same choice now? What specific evidence/learnings in the course can you point to that affirm your original selection? If you would NOT make the same choice any longer, what specific learnings from the course changed your mind?

Follow up to state strength and legitimacy

Would you make the same choice now? What specific evidence/learnings in the course can you point to that affirm your original selection? If you would NOT make the same choice any longer, what specific learnings from the course changed your mind?

What does the history of reforms to the German welfare state teach us about the debate over the effects of globalization on social policy? Is the hyperglobalization thesis correct, or do national distinctions still matter?

Market failure

Read the case studies on the U.S. (starts page 560) and Germany (starts page 558) relating to welfare. Then, answer the following questions in depth.

What does the history of reforms to the German welfare state teach us about the debate over the effects of globalization on social policy? Is the hyperglobalization  correct, or do national distinctions still matter?

What values underlie German’s Christian democratic welfare state, and do these seem to have changed fundamentally in the last decade?

What does the U.S. reform effort suggest about which type of social policy is most efficient at reducing poverty?

Comparing the U.S. and Germany, how much of a difference is there now between the Christian democratic and liberal welfare state models?

If you had a chance to change one institution (could be a rule, regulation, etc.) in the U.S. federal government (the federal state), what would it be? explain why?

If you had a chance to change one institution (could be a rule, regulation, etc.) in the U.S. federal government (the federal state), what would it be? explain why? W Term limits (any federal politician or justice), Congressional procedures, electoral rule (single-member district vs. proportional representation), Electoral College, Supreme Court (packing or term limits), presidential powers (executive order), etc. The list can go on and on,  try to choose one that you are interested in.

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLo7lO3BjDweFByPmvs9bwuFees8ZgAYBC (American Policy issues)

https://saylordotorg.github.io/text_american-government-and-politics-in-the-information-age/s14-political-parties.html

https://learn.saylor.org/mod/page/view.php?id=17749

https://learn.saylor.org/mod/page/view.php?id=17750

https://learn.saylor.org/mod/page/view.php?id=17348

https://learn.saylor.org/mod/page/view.php?id=17350

https://learn.saylor.org/mod/page/view.php?id=17351

How might the kinds of values and gender norms this book presents affect views on political issues? How about their effect on political behavior?

How does this all relate to sex, gender and this class?

How might gender differences in the way we are raised affect how we think about politics and government and then how we behave in the political world?

Were you surprised to learn from the website that the book was originally meant by the author to be a satire but that the publishers printed it as a children’s book? Were you surprised by the reactions on the blog?

How might the kinds of values and gender norms this book presents affect views on political issues? How about their effect on political behavior?
Heres the link to the TED talk: https://www.ted.com/talks/chimamanda_ngozi_adichie_we_should_all_be_feminists?language=en#t-661961

Discuss at least two of them here. Second, consider similarities and differences in the descriptions Adichie gives of her culture to the one in which you grew up.

Compare and contrast your socialization, making sure you use the terminology in the notes that I’ll be pasting below this.

Do you believe the new communication technologies will improve or damage participatory democracy? Why? Can you relate a personal experience of how the Net increased or limited your involvement in the political process?

Technology and Politics

Do you believe the new communication technologies will improve or damage participatory democracy? Why? Can you relate a personal experience of how the Net increased or limited your involvement in the political process?