Globalization Debates – Teams and Topics

As we study power and the future this quarter, globalization is one of the major issues to consider. You will be debating the issue of globalization in class next Wednesday. Find your topics and teams below. The humanities teachers have gathered articles for you to make your research load lighter. You can find those by clicking this link. To get started, you just need to read the articles on both sides of your issue. On Monday and Tuesday next week, we will really begin to prepare of the debate. You might want to review the debate procedures. Those can be found in the Q4 page.

Globalization is harmful to human rights

2/5 – Laukya and Tingting; Leszek and Naomi

4/7 – Sarah-Jane and Jeff; Basquiat and Jake

Globalization helps developing countries

2/5 – Karam and Ian; Vinay and Maseerah

4/7 – Mehar and Kara; Chandra and Sunho

Globalization benefits the environment

2/5 – Emma and Mark; Jonathan and Raina

4/7 – Arjun; Janice and Tyler

Globalization promotes terrorism

2/5 – Gayatri and Kabir; Seldon

4/7 – Lachlan and Chris, August and Sid

Stalin Trial

Congrats on finishing your first research papers! Today we began our discussion of Stalin and his rule of the Soviet Union. This week you will prepare to either defend Stalin’s actions or prosecute him for his crimes. We will hold a trial in class on Friday. Your roles are posted below and you can find readings and instructions on the Power and Control page.

Stalin Trial

The Crime: Comrade Stalin is accused of being a war criminal and the abuse of the people of the Soviet Union.

Humanities 2/5

The Prosecution Team

Lawyers Witness to Question Cross-Examination
Laukya Kulak (Mark) Stalin
Laukya Solzhenitsyn (Jonathan)
Maseerah Zinoviev (Gayatri) Historian
Leszek Trotzky (Vinay) Female CP Member

The Defense Team

Lawyers Witness to Question Cross-Examination
Raina Historian (Seldon) Zinoviev
Emma Female CP Member (Naomi) Solzhenitsyn
Kabir Kulak
Tingting Stalin (Karam) Trotzky

 

Humanities 4/7

The Prosecution Team

Lawyers Witness to Question Cross-Examination
Sunho Kulak (Basquiat) Stalin
Janice Solzhenitsyn (Tyler) Stakhonov
Janice Zinoviev (XXXXX) Historian
Kara Trotzky (Mehar) Female CP Member

The Defense Team

Lawyers Witness to Question Cross-Examination
August Historian (Arjun) Zinoviev
Chris Female CP Member (Sarah-Jane) Solzhenitsyn
Chris Stakhonov (XXXXX) Kulak
Sid Stalin (Jake) Trotzky