Your reading assignments for lesson # 8 are:

a. Chapters 14 and 15 from “the Struggle for Democracy” by Drs. Greenberg and Page;

b. Chapters 10 and 18 from the 9th Edition of “Democracy for the Few” by Dr. Parenti

Then you must answer the following question.

 Please read and answer the entire question.

A) You must explain in your own words what Dr. Parenti means by:

“The Repression of Dissent”;

“The National Security Autocracy”;

. “Homeland insecurity”;

. “Conservative Judicial activism”;

. “Circumventing the First Amendment”;

. “As the Court Turns”?

You must cite some short specific examples along with page numbers from Dr. Parenti’s book about those issues.

B) You must explain in your own words what Drs. Greenberg and Page mean by:

. “Nationalization of the Bill of Rights?”

. Then briefly explain the evolution of the “Freedom of Speech” and “Freedom of the Press” and “Civil Liberties and the Fight against terrorism” as described in Greenberg’s book.”

You must cite some short specific examples along with page numbers from Greenberg’s book as well.

C) Then you must explain what you think about all of these.