Analysis of Steven Soderbergh's 2000 film dealing with the drug trade. Issue of why drugs are grown in poorer countries of Latin America & smuggled into rich countries. Drug cartels. Failure of U.S. War on Drugs. Economic law of supply & demand that governs the drug trade. Plot and motifs of film.
WAR ON DRUGS.
Plan for fighting drugs in U.S. as if writer were in charge of War on Drugs.
DRUG TESTING IN WORKPLACE.
Pros & cons. Testing procedure, error possibilities, punishments, legal rights, case examples, pre-employment & post-employment tests, alternatives.
PABLO ESCOBAR AND THE WAR ON DRUGS
Considers the history of Columbian drug lord Pablo Escobar, his drug cartel, and the influence of both on the war on drugs. Drug cartels of Latin America.
Drug War and Terrorism
drug war and terrorism, relationship, efforts, intended and unintended consequences, players, prevention and mitigation, homeland security
LEGALIZATION OF MARIJUANA.
Considers the pros and cons. Sociological perspective. Argument that the War on Drugs is a failure and should be replaced with a policy that legalizes drugs. Corruption and crime brought about by War on Drugs, and illegality status. Argument that even limited use of marijuana for medicinal purposes is wrong as it sends a dangerous message to youths.
The Life of Pablo Escobar
This paper discusses Pablo Escobar and his life as a drug trafficker, tells how he was captured, and discusses the legacy he left to the U.S. and Columbia.
WAR ON DRUGS.
Examines policies of Clinton Administration & concludes that it was similar to Republican predecessors. Assesses war on drugs as a failed national policy.
War on Drugs
This paper explores the effectiveness of the United States government's War on Drugs. Examines efforts of the government's policy and concludes that the anti-drug policy in the U.S. is not cost-effective, and that the ways in wich the War on Drugs is conducted is damaging to the foreign relations of the U.S. and the social outcomes are damaging to American society.