David Simon & President Barack Obama on The Wire, The Drug War and Mass Incarceration

David Simon, creator of HBO’s “The Wire” and “Treme” sits down with President Barack Obama to discuss how “The Wire” imitates life and public policy in America, the impacts that the Drug War has had on minority communities and those who police them, and what can be done to reverse the tide. “There is an … Continue reading David Simon & President Barack Obama on The Wire, The Drug War and Mass Incarceration

David Simon & President Barack Obama on The Wire, The Drug War and Mass Incarceration

David Simon, creator of HBO’s “The Wire” and “Treme” sits down with President Barack Obama to discuss how “The Wire” imitates life and public policy in America, the impacts that the Drug War has had on minority communities and those who police them, and what can be done to reverse the tide. “There is an … Continue reading David Simon & President Barack Obama on The Wire, The Drug War and Mass Incarceration

Socy691 – Week 5 blog #3

The central questions for this week’s readings revolve around, and are related to, whether [all] sociologists should blog, whether sociologists require an online presence and if so, who is left out of the conversation? The first is a rather elementary question that leads to complex answers, the most succinct of which being no; those that … Continue reading Socy691 – Week 5 blog #3

Socy691 – Week 5 blog #3

The central questions for this week’s readings revolve around, and are related to, whether [all] sociologists should blog, whether sociologists require an online presence and if so, who is left out of the conversation? The first is a rather elementary question that leads to complex answers, the most succinct of which being no; those that … Continue reading Socy691 – Week 5 blog #3

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