Crime and Law

You are the Monster, the "No Russian" controversy of 2009

           At the time of its release in 2009, Infinity Ward’s new Call of Duty game, “Modern Warfare 2”, was critically acclaimed and viewed as one of the best video games to have ever been released in its genre. The game was praised for its entertaining multiplayer and its story driven campaign[1], but it was faced with massive controversy at launch. Why?

Honor killing: How volunteering can help prevent additional cases.

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Julian Robinson, from Daily Mail online, has published an article about an honor killing case that occurred last month in India. The article mentions a father that killed his daughter with a meat cleaver after finding out that the boyfriend was caught in his house with his daughter alone. After the horrifying murder, the father took the body of his daughter and left on the doorsteps of his daughter’s boyfriend. The father was arrested and will be prosecuted.

Honor killing: How volunteering can help prevent additional cases.

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Julian Robinson, from Daily Mail online, has published an article about an honor killing case that occurred last month in India. The article mentions a father that killed his daughter with a meat cleaver after finding out that the boyfriend was caught in his house with his daughter alone. After the horrifying murder, the father took the body of his daughter and left on the doorsteps of his daughter’s boyfriend. The father was arrested and will be prosecuted.

Human Trafficking and Human Rights: Three articles showing the plausible causes and resolutions to the social issue

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Human Trafficking and Human Rights: Three articles showing the plausible causes and resolutions to the social issue

 

The Post-War Transformation: Supposed Global Security

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The article “The US Military Is Building Gangs of Autonomous Flying War Bots” by Patrick Tucker, published on the Defense One news website on January 23, 2015, talks about the appeal of unmanned drones compared to their manned equivalents, as well as discusses the inherent drawbacks of automating war-machines. In addition to discussing the legally grey area surrounding the issue, Tucker also talks about the moral danger of the situation. It must be noted that this article is hosted on Defense One, which is less subtle in its support for US national security than most other sites.

Animal Cruelty Through different Disciplines

Since I've been in my NewsActvism class, I have written several post about animal cruelty and abuse and even some of the laws put in place to stop it. This assignment, which was to find different disciplines that are related to my topic, which was animal cruelty, will help people would like to study different disciplines to fight against animal cruelty. The following three disciplines can be related to animal cruelty and how to fight it.

 

First Discipline : Psychology

 

Honor Killing and Related Disciplines

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For the time being in the class NewActivists, I have written a long post about honor killing and how it has affected women and men in both Canada and around the world. This assignment will help people who would like to study different disciplines to combat honor killing or study against honor killing. The following three disciplines can be related to Honor killing and how to fight it.

Family Studies (First Discipline)

Studying the problem of people-smuggling

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Every day, millions of people leave their country in the hope to find a better life. The migrant crisis is a worldwide problem that causes many deaths. Because people are desperate to leave their poor conditions of life, people-smuggler have created a lucrative business. Every year many expert come together to try to understand this new phenomenon and how to eliminate people-smuggling once for all.

Academic Disciplines and the News

As long as there has been power, there have been people trying to abuse of it. The issue of corruption is broad and difficult to define, let alone to tackle. The academics who try to solve it are experts of similar disciplines, to which political science and public policy are often connected.

 

Discipline 1: Political Science

Discipleship

Discipleship