- You are to choose a topic of interest from the list below and write a paper addressing the factors that have drawn you to the topic and its relevance to the study of politics. For example, the idea of a perfect society in connection to the ideals of democracy seems to depart conceptually from empirical reality. Your paper should be 3-4 pages in length. Thinking Piece Topics:
- Freedom of Expression and Hate
- International Drug Trafficking and International Terrorism
- Objectivity and the Media – the Role of Embedded Journalism
Your paper should demonstrate clear organization and ideas that follow a logical order with evidence backed by citation of at least one credible source. Equally important, this paper should adhere to the following guidelines: title page, double spaced, and introduction where the purpose is clearly stated, a body that substantiates your claims(s), and a conclusion.