Essays Tagged: "The Boston Globe"

Precis of Capital Punishment

The article 'Let's Get Real About Executions in America: Three Easy Steps' by James Carroll (1994, M ... et Real About Executions in America: Three Easy Steps' by James Carroll (1994, May 31) published in the Boston Globe is an opinionated editorial opposing the view of the death penalty.Carroll begins h ... iew of the death penalty.Carroll begins his article with stating a TV news quiz he saw one evening. The quiz question quoted by Carroll was 'Which states still use hanging as method of execution?' (p. ...

(2 pages) 59 0 4.8 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Pro death penalty-california

Everywhere there is crime. There is no way to avoid it. Or is there? What if there was a way to strike fear in ... here? What if there was a way to strike fear in the hearts of the evil, demented people that commit these crimes? Well there is. The state of California needs to enforce the death penalty. Would someo ... d someone risk his or her very own life to take someone else's? I definitely would notNot only will the death penalty make the murderers think twice, but also it is effective in many other ways. When ...

(2 pages) 25 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Torture, & the Circumstances on weather or not to Continue doing it.

Trinity RheinThere are many options on torture. Some people think people should get tortured and others disagree ... . Torture, to me, is a horrific procedure that no one should go through under any circumstances. At the same time if the situation is called for, then at that point it would be right to do so. So, bas ... point it would be right to do so. So, basically there are excusable and inexcusable uses of torture.There are inexcusable and wrong uses of torture. The first reason why there shouldn't be torture is ...

(2 pages) 75 1 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Capital Punishment

Issue AnalysisCapital PunishmentSince Biblical days, capital punishment has been practiced. Some of the forms of capital punishment have been an eye for an eye, drowning, stoning, hanging, firing squa ... , stoning, hanging, firing squads, electrocution, gas chambers, and more recently lethal injection. The United States and Japan still use capital punishment. Capital punishment is for capital crimes, ...

(4 pages) 47 0 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The War on Terror Meets the USA Patriot Act

On September 11, 2003, the front page of the Boston Globe was covered with articles discussing an event that occurred two y ... the Boston Globe was covered with articles discussing an event that occurred two years ago. Perhaps the most "eye-catching" one of these articles is "Bush seeks 3 new laws on terror." This article tal ... se articles is "Bush seeks 3 new laws on terror." This article talks about the new legislation that the Bush administration wishes to pass in the upcoming months. The most important piece of this legi ...

(2 pages) 139 1 4.1 Jun/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Set Aside Programs

In 1964, President Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act, declaring that "You do not take a person who, for years, has been hobbled by ... u do not take a person who, for years, has been hobbled by chains and liberate him, bring him up to the starting line of a race, and then say, 'You are free to compete...' and still justly believe tha ... elieve that you have been completely fair."President Johnson was referring to compensatory justice, the idea that people who have been treated unjustly deserve to be compensated for that injustice. Si ...

(5 pages) 116 1 3.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Analysis of John O'Neil's Unfit for Command -- a look at the military history of John Kerry.

John O'Neil, a fellow swift boats men with Kerry presents this campaign book to right the egregious wrongs he finds in the statements of Kerry regarding his Purple Heart. O'neil cites a ... finds in the statements of Kerry regarding his Purple Heart. O'neil cites a variety of soldiers on the boats and engaged in combat with Kerry to provide an authoritative overview of the incidents lea ... erry to provide an authoritative overview of the incidents leading to his early-departure aswell as the grand medal. William Frankie, a swift boat veteran, sums up the argument best when he notes, "Th ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Argumentative Essay- Fast-Food Advertising Deceives Americans to Obesity

Fast-Food Advertising Deceives Americans to ObesityWith every precious tick of the clock, an American rushes to perform yet another task in a day with a meager 24 hours. With all ... perform yet another task in a day with a meager 24 hours. With all the activity encompassed within these hours, many aspects of life are neglected. One of these aspects--the most important and vital ... y as well as conducive to optimal bodily function and survival. In an attempt to adequately nourish themselves, Americans have fallen victim to seductive fast-food advertising that falsely leads them ...

(4 pages) 214 2 4.5 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

News Media and Society Project

The News and its Effect on the WorldThe media plays a major role in everyone's life. From the time w ... orldThe media plays a major role in everyone's life. From the time we wake in the morning and catch the news or the traffic report, until the time we kiss our loved ones good night, we will encounter ... until the time we kiss our loved ones good night, we will encounter the many different elements of the media. The power of the media today is extremely overwhelming. The media influences the world an ...

(12 pages) 100 1 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Censorship of Music

All through history, music censors have attacked controversial lyrics and have blamed the music for the basis of societies problems. This act of censoring music is most definitely not re ... st definitely not recent. Records date back for years, in 1957 when Elvis Presley was performing on the Ed Sullivan Show, the camera men were forced by the host to only film Elvis from the waist up to ... host to only film Elvis from the waist up to avoid offending sexually sensitive viewers (because of the rotating motions of his pelvis). Although many views are not as strict as in 1957, music censors ...

(4 pages) 35 0 4.0 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Case Analysis : New York Times Digital

The New York Times Company is a leading media company; its flagship paper, the New York Times is con ... th a value proposition of intangible or informational nature, and a high differentiation potential. The publishing industry, newspaper in particular, had adopted the "Chinese Wall" principle-- the sep ... inciple-- the separation of editorial operations and business operations as a gatekeeping function. The industry is cyclical: when the economy is depressed, advertising declines and publishers look to ...

(6 pages) 170 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Teenage Drivers

hing; getting a license to drive. No more begging your mom and dad to bring you and your friends to the movies or to the mall, no more taking the bus to school, and no more riding your bike to your fr ... an before; a world that is more exciting and gives a teenager a sense of independence. According to the P.A.S.T. website, this is how Pete said he felt when he got his license. "I remember the day tha ...

(6 pages) 18 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

To Drive

hing; getting a license to drive. No more begging your mom and dad to bring you and your friends to the movies or to the mall, no more taking the bus to school, and no more riding your bike to your fr ... k up any of your friends before school, or if you and your friends all had to take separate cars to the mall, and you could not go together? Well this is what it is going to be like for teenagers gett ...

(5 pages) 11 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Book Critique: Harrington, Michael. The Other America. Dallas.: The Macmillan Company, 1962.

Book CritiqueHarrington, Michael. The Other America. Dallas.: The Macmillan Company, 1962."They exist within the most powerful and ric ... illan Company, 1962."They exist within the most powerful and rich society the world has ever known. Their misery has continued while the majority of the nation talked of itself as being 'affluent' and ... e the majority of the nation talked of itself as being 'affluent' and worried about the neuroses in the suburbs. In this way tens of millions of human beings became invisible. They dropped out of sigh ...

(4 pages) 14 0 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Look into the Human Mind. Sl

A Look into the Human Mind In his powerful novel, Slaughterhouse-Five, Kurt Vonnegut tells of a man named Billy ... med Billy Pilgrim who has become unstuck in time. He walks through a door in 1955 and comes out another in 1941. He crashes in a plane in 1968 and ends up displayed in a zoo on the planet Tralfamado ... a zoo on the planet Tralfamadore making love to Earth porno-star, Montana Wildhack. He ends up in the cellar of a slaughterhouse when Dresden is bombed to ashes during World War II; Billy, his fello ...

(3 pages) 526 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Sluaghterhouse-Five

A Look into the Human Mind In his powerful novel, Slaughterhouse-Five, Kurt Vonnegut tells of a man named Billy ... amed Billy Pilgrim who has become unstuck in time. He walks through a door in 1955 and comes out another in 1941. He crashes in a plane in 1968 and ends up displayed in a zoo on the planet Tralfamador ... n a zoo on the planet Tralfamadore making love to Earth porno-star, Montana Wildhack. He ends up in the cellar of a slaughterhouse when Dresden is bombed to ashes during World War II; Billy, his fello ...

(3 pages) 3 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The difficulties when adjusting to change

In Interpreter of Maladies, there are many short stories that show the different ways and how hard is to adjust to a change. I a ... ort stories that show the different ways and how hard is to adjust to a change. I am going to take "The Third and Final Continent" as an example. The first example is that the main character, an India ... st moved to America, had to learn how to adjust to a big change, like moving from one country to another. Adjusting to a change tends to be difficult for some people because you have to adjust to many ...

(4 pages) 51 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Do you agree with New York's ban on smoking in bars and restaurants?

I am split on the issue of banning smoking in restaurants and bars. On one hand I agree that smoking should be ban ... rants and bars. On one hand I agree that smoking should be banned in restaurants, however I believe the issue of smoking in bars should be a completely separate debate. In both cases I believe that ba ... ning smoking in privately owned buildings is a violation of both individual and property rights and the decision should be left up to individual. Smoking tobacco, weather it be cigarettes, cigars or p ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Future Of The Us Newspaper Industry

The newspaper industry has experienced more than a 10% decline in circulation since 1998. Average we ... ienced more than a 10% decline in circulation since 1998. Average weekday newspaper circulation for the six months ended Sept. 30, 2009 dropped nearly 11%, the starkest decline in years and a sign of ... ped nearly 11%, the starkest decline in years and a sign of both the industry's deepening troubles. The average weekday circulation of the nearly 400 daily papers that reported sales slid 10.6% to 30. ...

(9 pages) 54 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Lobbying

a Profession" Washington Post. p. A01.Levenson, Michael (January 15, 2006). "Roots of a lobbyist". The Boston Globe.Schmidt, Susan and Grimaldi, James V. (October 16, 2005). "How a Lobbyist Stacked t ... on Post. p. 3.Torry, Jack and Riskind, Jonathan (2006-01-04). "Lobbyist admits he gave Ney bribes". The Columbus Dispatch.Wilber, Del Quentin; Carrie Johnson (2008-09-04). "Abramoff Sentenced to 4 Yea ...

(5 pages) 9 0 0.0 May/2012

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management