Nielsen suggests that Socialism does a better job than Capitalism of sustaining and furthering several important North American values
After this time, no essays will be accepted (unless you have made a previous arrangement with
me). This essay must be handed in to me during class, printed on paper. If you email me an attachment, slide it
under my door, or come in at the end of class to hand it in, you will receive 0%.
Your essay should be as close to exactly 750 words as possible, but it absolutely must not be any longer than 750 words. If your essay is over 750 words, you will be penalized. I am very strict about this requirement, because it is my belief that anything worth saying can be said succinctly. Furthermore, learning to write with precision and eliminate unnecessary content will make everything you write easier to read, clearer, and better. YES the word limit includes references, bibliography, title, footnotes, name, appendices, etc.
Value: You will be given a score out of 20. This essay will be worth 10% of your final grade.
Assignment: This assignment has two parts. The first part (worth 10 points) is based on your participation in an argument workshop on February 20th (details below). The remaining ten points can be earned by handing in a very high quality, completed paper that answers following question:
Nielsen suggests that Socialism does a better job than Capitalism of sustaining and furthering several important North American values. Explain what he means, and evaluate his arguments.