1. Please explain Brian Halwell’s, The Rise of Food Democracy and Kelly Hearn, Not a Drop to Drink [Bolivians protest successfully against the World Bank’s privatization of their water supply] located in Etizen. How are people impacted and how might women be impacted even more? What does the Ted Talk on gender inequality say about how women are impacted differently than men.
2. Please highlight the most important points discussed by Martin Khor, South Fights Back on Services at WTO [Leaders of relatively powerless nations take on the policies of the World Trade Organization] and Vandana Shiva, How to End Poverty: Making Poverty History and the History Of Poverty [The ideology that inflames bottom up social movements in the globalizing world] located in Etizen. How do these articles highlight the need for paradigm shifts in ideology so that the need to fight inequality and conflict are understood from a structural point of view.
3. Dr. Hill has a lecture on Education and Inequality and the conflict that may arise. Please describe what is presented. Tim Wise further argues that inequality in education is reflective of class and racial inequality. Please explain what he means.
Part II: Essay. Please Answer the following question in 3-4 pages. Please feel free to write more if necessary.
1. Conflict can be viewed through the lens of stratification and inequality. Dr. Hill in her lecture on Race has argued that “race” has been weaponized in such a way that it has effectively divided our society and immense conflict exists as a result. Use the films watched
and the lecture that Dr. Hill presented to help you in your analysis. What does Dr. Hill say about “white-supremacy” and what are “Race Avenue” and “Truth Boulevard” and how do they help in your understanding of how inequality and race has evolved? What does Robin
DiAngelo say about this conflictual phenomenon revolving around “whiteness”, “white privilege” and “white supremacy”? How does Taylor Branch, The Sit-In Movement, Part 2,
found in Etizen, say about fighting for equality and why it is necessary? Next explain what Joeng speaks about regarding conflict in the chapters, Conciliation Strategies and Ending Conflict. How can we change things today to create a “True Democracy” and be a reflection of “social justice” in every way?