The Mark of the Assassin Topics for Discussion

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In 20th and 21st century America, there have been a number of events that have spawned conspiracy theories. Identify and discuss one of these.

Campaign financing has been a controversial matter for years. A recent Supreme Court decision has approved unlimited corporate contributions to political candidates, in the name of "Freedom of Speech." Discuss the implications of this decision on potential policy decisions and legislation of elected officials.

Corporate greed was a factor in the 2008 Wall Street meltdown and resultant taxpayer financial bailout of large banking institutions. What role should government play in regulating these institutions?

One of Mitchell Elliott's main goals is to obtain a defense contract for the construction of a missile defense shield, a contract which will make him billions of dollars. How are such government contracts normally obtained? Do you believe that certain corporations have advantages over others in the...

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