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3) Describe the results of the last general election in Canada held on October 19, 2019. What are the largest political parties in Canada and who are the leaders of each of those political parties?

From Social Impact Module

1) From the YouTube video, what are the 5 principles of social impact described in the Ted Talk? In one sentence, describe the goal of each.

 

2) From the YouTube video, what are the pillars of sustainability? Discuss the goals of sustainability outlined in the video. What are the responsibilities of consumers for sustainability?

 

3) According to the Ted Talk by the author of “The Bottom Billion” Paul Collier, what strategies can be used to help the bottom billion reach economic parity? What examples can be used from history? What are the benefits for the developed world in aid to the countries of the bottom billion?

 

 

4) From the video “Our Thirsty World” answer the following questions: A) what strategies can be used to manage the amount of fresh water needed in a modern society? B) What are the three main factors that drive the continued growth and demand? C) According to the consensus, what could be the impact of climate change on the water resource?

 

5) According to the video “Desalination: Worth Its Salt” and “Desalination: A problematic solution?” answer the following questions. A) How many desalination plants are there as of now? B) What are the three main reasons that desalination is not the “panacea” to the problem of fresh supplies of water?

 

 

6) Brainstorm some ideas and formulate an opinion on how awareness and attitude can change the way we view water. What can you do as an individual and Your

University do as a community to impact the way that water can be used.

 

 

 

7) What is the UN theme for 2021 recognition of the International Women’s Day on March 8? What were the main goals in support of this year’s theme? Describe both the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements. What efforts can be made to achieve those goals in the country as a whole and at YOUR University?

 

8) Describe the protest in Spain and in other parts of the EU on the March 8, 2018 International Women’s Day?

 

9) Which are the poorest countries in the world? What are some of the economic statistics that are the most troubling, and enlightening?

 

10) What is a “food desert?” What is the social impact of food deserts to the community and nation as a whole?

 

 

11) Why do people migrate? What is the most important push and pull factors described in the videos?

 

12) Can economic growth be compatible with environmental concerns? What were the main points of the video “Is Economic Growth compatible with the Environment? Is the narrator being too optimistic in your opinion?

 

From the module “The Americas”

1) According to the video, posted on the module, what are the similarities and differences between communism and socialism?

 

2) According to the video, posted on the module, what are the main points of the political ideology termed anarchy?

 

 

From “The Americas” PowerPoint and YouTube videos:

 

1) Describe NAFTA. What was its purpose when it first come together in 1994? How will the changes of NAFTA into the new USMCA affect trade between the three countries?

 

2) Who are the biggest political parties in Mexico? Who is the president of Mexico? How long is a presidential term and who is eligible to run? When will be the next presidential election?

 

 

3) Describe the results of the last general election in Canada held on October 19, 2019. What are the largest political parties in Canada and who are the leaders of each of those political parties?

 

From the videos:

Write a paragraph, at least 5-7 sentences each, for the following videos.

1) Geopolitics of Canada

 

2) Geopolitics of Mexico

 

3) Asylum Seekers at the U.S. southern border

 

4) A Brief history of America and Cuba

 

5) The collapse of Venezuela

 

6) Protests in Brazil, Chile, and Argentina