In times of economic crisis, the United States government may use a variety of stimulus techniques to improve the economy and support struggling businesses and citizens. Stimuli can come in different forms, including tax credits, lower interest rates, or direct monetary payments.
The EEOC, which investigates all types of employment discrimination, defines sexual harassment as “unwelcomed sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal or physical harassment of a sexual nature
Racism—the belief that one racial group is superior over another based on perceived genetic differences, and the systemic oppression of a racial group to the advantage of another—has played a significant role in human interactions for thousands of years
The idea that undocumented immigrants take away jobs from citizens is easy to understand. With only a certain number of jobs available in an economy, any job given to an undocumented immigrant means one less job available to native job seekers.
Terrorism is the use of violence, generally by non-state individuals or organizations, especially against political targets, to achieve political goals. Many high-profile terrorist incidents, such as the attacks of September 11, 2001, on the United States or the Paris attacks of 2015, involve international or foreign policy issues.
Human capital, cultural capital, and social capital are three related terms used in sociology, economics, and other fields. In economics the word capital is often used to refer to money, goods, or other tangible (material) financial assets
Border control describes how a country regulates the movement of people and goods across its borders. The broad term includes both the legal framework that guides enforcement at national borders, as well as the implementation of that enforcement on the ground.
Border control describes how a country regulates the movement of people and goods across its borders.