Yeah… check back later. I’m following a couple of news “nodes/podz” right now: “Will Pres. Trump Deploy USA Troops to/surrounding Venezuela” wanna place a bet?, Prof. Erxn sez yep, mid Feb. 2019, lots of “metal” moving “in da dark” right now. “Corruption Central: ChicagoStan – Burke, not Burge.”; “Government Shutdown: Do we get a ‘tax … Continue reading Hello HIS 102 M/W Prof. Erxn “Standing Up” his Blog/b Again, as of 2019.01.29.
Insurance Companies and Ebola from the Homeland Security News Wire on October 27, 2014. For my Daley College SOC SCI 102, and POLI SCI 201 students. What are some of the ethical and political dilemmas posed by this story? Overview: “U.S. and British insurance companies have begun to write Ebola exclusions into their policies for hospitals, event … Continue reading “Insurance companies now write Ebola exclusions into policies; offer Ebola-related products” – Ebola | Homeland Security News Wire
Social inequalities and emerging infectious diseases: EBSCOhost. For CCC Daley College students in both SOC SCI 102 and POLI SCI 201 this is an interesting article from 1996 which anticipates many of the issues of inequality raised by the current Ebola epidemic. When you click on the link you will be prompted for your CCC … Continue reading Social inequalities and emerging infectious diseases: EBSCOhost
“The new national survey by the Pew Research Center, conducted Aug. 14-17 among 1,000 adults, finds that the public overall is divided over whether Brown’s shooting raises important issues about race or whether the issue of race is getting more attention than it deserves… .“ Stark Racial Divisions in Reactions to Ferguson Police Shooting. Continue reading Stark Racial Divisions in Reactions to Ferguson Police Shooting
“The Constitution of the United States, laws, regulations, policies, and other legal issues limit the use of federal military personnel in domestic support operations. Any Army involvement in civil disturbance operations involves many legal issues requiring comprehensive legal reviews.” U.S. Army Techniques Publication 3-39.33: Civil Disturbances Continue reading U.S. Army Publication 3-39.33: Civil Disturbances – April 2014
“The awesome power to attack from above, unseen and out of harm’s way, was once the stuff of science fiction. It became reality in the early 2000s, when an American fleet of ominously named Raptors, Predators, and Reapers brought U.S. military superiority into the 21st century. But the U.S. isn’t the only kid on the … Continue reading The Democratization of Drone Warfare – National Journal
Predicting crime, LAPD-style “Cutting edge data-driven analysis directs Los Angeles patrol officers to likely future crime scenes – but critics worry that decision-making by machine will bring ‘tyranny of the algorithm’.” Continue reading Predicting crime, LAPD-style