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Do you agree with the statement that consumers have the power to influence the current ways of food production to achieve more sustainable food systems?

Do you agree with the statement that consumers have the power to influence the current ways of food production to achieve more sustainable food systems?
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Should Californians be able to require higher welfare standards for farm animals that are raised in other states if products from those animals are to be sold in California?

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Should Californians be able to require higher welfare standards for farm animals that are raised in other states if products from those animals are to be sold in California?
Pork producers are challenging a law that California voters adopted in 2018 via ballot initiative with over 63% approval. It set new conditions for raising hogs, veal calves and egg-laying chickens, whose meat or eggs are sold in California. The state represents about 15% of the U.S. pork market.
At most commercial hog farms, pregnant sows are kept in “gestation crates” that measure 2 feet by 7 feet – enough room for the animals to sit, stand and lie down, but not enough to turn around. California’s law requires that each sow must have at least 24 square feet of floor space – nearly double the amount that most now get. It does not require farmers to raise free-range pigs, just to provide more square feet when they keep hogs in buildings.
The National Pork Producers Council argues that this requirement imposes heavy compliance costs on farmers across the U.S., since large hog farms may house thousands of sows and that it restricts interstate commerce.
Farmers and animal welfare advocates understand that if California wins, states with the most progressive animal welfare policies – primarily West Coast and Northeast states – will be able to effectively set national standards for the well-being of many agricultural animals, including chickens, dairy and cattle. Conceivably, California might also be able to require basic conditions for human labor, such as minimum wage standards, associated with products sold in California.
Nine other states have already adopted laws requiring pork producers to phase out gestation crates.
How would John Marshall analyze the constitutional issue presented by the California law? Would Marshall probably uphold the law or not?
How would the Cooley standard by applied here?  Under that standard, would the law be constitutional or not?
Does this law discriminate against interstate commerce?
What factors would go into modern balancing analysis?  Would the law likely be upheld or not?
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What are two things you would change about the American Political System and what are two things you would keep the same?

This final discussion has three interrelated parts. In a 300-400 word post address all 3 questions.
1) Are you more persuaded my Mitt Romney’s and other’s optimistic view of American Exceptionalism or Howard Zinn’s, and other’s, more pessimistic view? How close is the US to its ideals? Why?
2) What are two things you would change about the American Political System and what are two things you would keep the same?
3) Many of the political science perspectives (including the Our Own Worst Enemy book)  we’ve seen this semester discuss ways to better protect democracy in the US.  Pick two of these proposals. Which strike you as helpful and which don’t and be sure to support this answer with your reasons why.
Use any 2 resources below or attach

Is America the Greatest Country?

Equality and Inequality

Debating American Exceptionalism (see attachment below)
God Bless America or This Land is Your Land (see attachment below)

This Land is Your Land (see attachment below)

Mitt Romney: Prizing Freedom (see attachment below)

Howard Zinn: A Challenge to American Exceptionalism (see attachment below)

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What is a panopticon? Give an example from your daily life and explain how it conditions your behavior.

Write a two-page (double spaced, Times New Roman Size 12) response to one of the following questions. Feel free to simply save this document and write your response below the question you choose to answer. The header and directions will not count against your two-page limit. Cite the week’s readings at least twice in your answer.
Questions:
Foucault makes the case that the disciplinary economy of power focuses more on the soul/mind than the body. Give an example of a disciplinary method that demonstrates this focus.
Is criminality necessary under a sovereign economy of power? Why?
What is a panopticon? Give an example from your daily life and explain how it conditions your behavior.
reference books
Discipline & Punish
Michel FoucaultVintage Books (April 25, 1995)ISBN-10 0679752552ISBN-13 978-0679752554
The Human Condition
Hannah, ArendtThe University of Chicago Press; 2nd edition (December 1, 1998)ISBN-10 0226025985ISBN-13 9780226025988
Political Liberalism
John RawlsColumbia University Press; Expanded edition (March 24, 2005)ISBN-10  0231130899ISBN-13 9780231130899
Bodies That Matter
Judith ButlerRoutledge; 1st edition (May 13, 2011)ISBN-10 041561015XISBN-13 978-0415610155

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Identify the two U.S. Senators from California by rank and political party.

Provide a minimum response of one complete paragraph to each of the following ten questions as appropriate. Detailed examples should be included in all answers.
Resist the temptation to copy material from any source. All must be written in your own words. Plagiarism will not be tolerated.
1. Identify the two U.S. Senators from California by rank and political party. How long have they been Senators? Identify the U.S. Representative representing the Long Beach Area. List his party and legislative district. The Speaker of the California Assembly represents Long Beach. What is his name and political party affiliation?
2.With reference to the U.S. Supreme Court, identify and discuss the “Eight Steps to Judgement” as they perform their role in judicial review. Be as detailed as possible.
3. With reference to the lecture on lawmaking in Congress, outline the process of how a bill becomes law. Then discuss how to get a bill passed. Be as detailed as possible.
4.Why is the President referred to as the “Chief Legislator?” Provide  some examples of how Presidents typically perform this role.
5. Presidents enjoy more latitude in foreign affairs than in domestic affairs. With reference to foreign policy, list and briefly explain at least two of the key roles he plays in his role as “Global Leader.” Identify one foreign policy accomplishment of President Joe Biden this year.
6.Executive orders by the President are not an optimal way to hold bureaucratic agencies accountable. Why? Be specific. Consult the discussion in the lecture on bureaucracy.
7.In terms of keeping the bureaucracy accountable to the people, define and discuss the primary functions of congressional oversight discussed in lecture. List at least one example of a committee in Congress and an agency it oversees.
8.Discuss the process of Presidential selection of U.S. Supreme Court appointments. List factors typically considered by Presidents. The current U.S. Supreme Court (Roberts Court)  is divided along ideological lines.
9.Discuss the rights of criminal defendants found in the constitution and in the Bill of Rights. Be sure to identify the location of each of these rights in these documents.
10.Discuss the purpose and meaning of the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment. Be sure to address the idea of a “wall of separation” and the purpose and application of the Lemon Test in your answer.

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What is a panopticon? Give an example from your daily life and explain how it conditions your behavior.

Write a two-page (double spaced, Times New Roman Size 12) response to one of the following questions. Feel free to simply save this document and write your response below the question you choose to answer. The header and directions will not count against your two-page limit. Cite the week’s readings at least twice in your answer.
Questions:
Foucault makes the case that the disciplinary economy of power focuses more on the soul/mind than the body. Give an example of a disciplinary method that demonstrates this focus.
Is criminality necessary under a sovereign economy of power? Why?
What is a panopticon? Give an example from your daily life and explain how it conditions your behavior.

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What is a panopticon? Give an example from your daily life and explain how it conditions your behavior.

Write a two-page (double spaced, Times New Roman Size 12) response to one of the following questions. Feel free to simply save this document and write your response below the question you choose to answer. The header and directions will not count against your two-page limit. Cite the week’s readings at least twice in your answer.
Questions:
Foucault makes the case that the disciplinary economy of power focuses more on the soul/mind than the body. Give an example of a disciplinary method that demonstrates this focus.
Is criminality necessary under a sovereign economy of power? Why?
What is a panopticon? Give an example from your daily life and explain how it conditions your behavior.

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Explain the pressure campaign on state legislators.

The first eight (8) Congressional Committee hearings on the events of January 6th occurred JuneJuly 2022 and resumed in September with a final hearing. The hearing on day one provided a comprehensive overview of the committee’s findings and provided material evidence, video testimony and sworn depositions in support. By all accounts, the hearings were both gripping and highly rated, watched by more than 20 million (a low figure that does not account for streaming services among others)
. The investigation and hearings produced compelling testimony regarding claims of election fraud and what appears to be conspiratorial efforts to overturn the election. Given the significance of the event and the fact that you are now a student of American Government, it is essential to understand what transpired and why. It is guaranteed to rival, if not surpass Watergate in terms of implications for future elections, and our democracy itself.
TASK: Use the link WATCH: https://www.ideastream.org/news/watch-jan-6-commission-hearings-day-1Jan. 6 commission hearings – Day 1 | NPR News | Idea stream Public Media. Start at hour 1:07 and proceed through to hour 2:07, and 2:27 to 3:00 hours. (Note: the first hour of newscaster preliminaries is not required). It is essential to watch the video, not read newspaper accounts or transcripts which are less powerful. Further, written works will inevitably generate some plagiarism, and this is the one assignment where only 3% instead of the norm of 20% is permitted.
Note that most if not all individuals testifying were Republican government officials or party members coming forward to the bi-partisan committee. In that spirit, it is important that we also approach the task without considering party, but rather from an ‘American’ perspective. As you watch, suggestion is to take notes to answer questions ordered as seen on the tape, in your own words.
Warning, the video contains film footage of violence in select parts. If this is an issue for you, please let me know and I will generate another assignment.
QUESTIONS: 1. Chairman Bennie Thompson outlined a story about Lincoln. What did he convey and what was his intent in doing so? Answer in approximately 50 words
2. Former Attorney General William Barr, a Trump political appointee and staunch supporter, appears in a video clip at the beginning of the hearing. What is his message in approximately 2-3 sentences?
3. Who was Alex Cannon and what did he testify regarding the election fraud issue? Answer in approximately 50 words.
4. In terms of assertions of fraudulent voting machines, what did AG Barr say about the issue? Answer in approximately 2-3 sentences?
5. When appearing on a video, Ivanka Trumps conveyed what to investigators when under oath? Answer in 1-2 sentences.
6. What did Representative Liz Cheney lay out as possible illegal efforts by the president regarding the election and attempts to undermine the Department of Justice. Answer in approximately 150 words?
7. Who is Dr. John Eastman and what role did he play on January 6th, and in the overall election fraud scheme? Answer in approximately 75 words.
8. Explain the pressure campaign on Mike Pence. Answer in 50 words
9. Explain the pressure campaign on state legislators. Answer in approximately 75 words.
10. Explain what occurred of significance in the December 18, 2020 meeting in the White House with outside council. Answer in 2-3 sentences.
11. What did General Mark Milley convey in his sworn testimony? Answer in approximately 2-3 sentences.
12. Who are the Oath Keepers and Proud Boys, and how do they factor into Jan 6th? Answer in approximately 75 words
13. In the final ½ hour of the hearing, the recount by a female police officer and a documentary filmmaker who were both present that day outlined what of importance from your perspective? Answer in 75 words
14. What were your main takeaways, and or what surprised you in the video?
Answer in approximately 150 words. Format and Submission a. Name at top of page b. Word count as assigned is the minimum required but feel free to exceed as needed. c. Font 12-point, 1-inch margins, line spacing 1.5 d. Point value: 42 e. Due Date: See Canvas assignment

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Explain two structural ways DNA and RNA are different.

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ASSIGNMENT 1
Originally the United States Supreme Court was conceived to be the weakest of the three branches of government. Owing to Marbury v. Madison and the power of judicial review, it has evolved into a very powerful policy making body. Some in America today lament this. They believe that, because the members of the court are not elected, the court should not have so much say over what the laws should be. Remember, as Pro-Life and Pro-Choice activists continually remind us, the right to an abortion was created by the case of Roe v. Wade in 1973, and the right to an abortion was taken away by the court in 2022. Congress has never passed a law making abortion legal.
What do you think? Is the court too powerful relative to the elected branches of government that represent the people?
MAKE SURE IT IS 8 SENTENCES
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LAB 7  PART B ASSIGNMENT 2
WATCH VIDEO https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h3b9ArupXZg to answer questions
1. Explain two structural ways DNA and RNA are different.
2. How is base-pairing different in RNA and DNA?
3. If one nucleotide were transcribed incorrectly or omitted, how would it affect the overall structure of the protein? Create an example sequence of mRNA and proteins (using the codon chart) to demonstrate.
PART 2
Head over to https://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/basics/txtl/
Complete the tutorial of transcribing and translating a gene
Take a screenshot or photo at the end of transcription and the end of translation.  You will turn these in at the end of the lab.
ANSWER QUESTIONS WHILE COMPLETING ACTIVITIES FOR PART 2
Were both pieces of DNA used during transcription?
How is the mRNA molecule built?
What happens to the mRNA once it has been completed?
What organelle catalyzes the peptide bonds between amino acids?
How would you describe the sequence of bases on the mRNA compared to those on the tRNA?
What happens to the tRNA molecules after their amino acid that was attached to them has been added to the growing polypeptide?
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ASSIGMENT 3
LAB 9 PART A
WATCH VIDEO AND ANSWER QUESTIONS

Define “mutation.”
Is the following statement true or false? Justify your answer in 1-2 sentences: “Mutations are caused by selective pressure in the environment.”
Why did the dark colored mice living on dark lava flows have white underbellies?
Is the following statement true or false? Justify your answer in one or two sentences: “The same mutation could be advantageous in some environments but deleterious in others.”
Is the following statement true or false? Justify your answer in one or two sentences: “The appearance of dark colored volcanic rock caused the mutation for black fur to appear in the rock pocket mouse population.”
Explain how the environment plays a role in changing the frequency of an allele.
As you saw in the film, rock pocket mice evolved to have dark-colored fur in certain habitats. In three to five sentences, explain how this trait increased in frequency in the population. Include the following key terms: “fitness” (or “fit”), “survival” (or “survive”), “selection” (or “selective”), and “evolution” (or “evolve”).
Near the end of the video Dr. Nachman collected and compared dark mice from two different lava flows. Explain how this comparison demonstrated that mutations are random, but natural selection is not.
Imagine a scenario where the rock pocket mice living on a lava flow become physically isolated from those living on the desert sand by a river or a canyon. This would mean there are two geographically separate populations with no gene flow Links to an external site.between the two. What would happen to these two populations after a long period of time?
Did the individual mice evolve? Explain.
PART C

Watch the video above about the ESA and answer the following questions in your lab notebook
Who was the president in 1973 and signed the ESA into law?
What caused the population decline of the bald eagle about 10 years prior to the ESA becoming law?
Is the bald eagle still listed as endangered? How many pairs of bald eagles were there in 2007?
What other species was brought back from the brink of extinction? Describe what caused this species to decline, and how it was brought back.
Think about it & dig deeper: What competing interests do federal agencies like the US Fish and Wildlife have to work with and take into account when establishing habitat preserves for endangered species? What other purposes could that land serve?
Answer the following questions in your lab notebook
Why is it important to have international regulations for protecting endangered species?
How would allowing a market for elephant ivory in the United States, for example, endanger this species?
For those of us living in the United States, why would it matter if species in other continents or other countries are allowed to go extinct?

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Compare and contrast what is a direct democracy versus representative democracy. 

Compare and contrast what is a direct democracy versus representative democracy. Which one do you think is the most effective and efficient in providing fairness and a legitimate electoral process. What are their pros and cons. In addition to this question, pick one thing about the U.S. Constitution including its amendments that you think should be changed. What modifications would you make? Explain your reasons for making this change.
Responses are to be explained in detail. Please use examples. In addition to this discussion, please comment on your fellow students responses. If you agree or disagree, why or why not.