Choose an issue below. Use the See, Judge, Act model to frame the issue, engage with concepts from Catholic social thought,
Topics: Choose an issue below. Use the See, Judge, Act model to frame the issue, engage with concepts from Catholic
social thought, and recommend practical responses for how to address the concerns. Your paper must show
evidence of research into the topic as well as an understanding of the principles of Catholic social thought.
The Search for the Most Desperate Workers: explore the challenges raised by companies seeking lower labor
costs by moving factories to low wage areas, utilization of sweatshop labor, and concerns of free trade/fair trade
Immigrant Workers: The Most Vulnerable Among Us: explore the challenges that immigrant workers face (wage
theft, day labor, migrant work)
Violence Against Creation: choose an environmental issue directly resulting from business practices and present
the challenges businesses face in becoming “greener” and communities face when dealing with environmental
degradation from businesses that the communities often need and depend on for their well-being
The Politics of Food: explore issues of food sovereignty, trade, and distribution of a community’s resources
(think of universal destination of created goods and you may find some useful materials at Food First:
Pensions and Retirements: what are the issues involved when a company puts at risk (through underfunding
retirement accounts) or reneges on its obligations (through bankruptcy proceedings)
Labor/Management Disputes: research examples of major labor disputes and choose one to illustrate the roles and
responsibilities of management, labor, consumers, and government.
Product Safety Issues: what are the roles and responsibilities of different constituencies from corporations to
government agencies, to consumers etc.? Choose a real-world example to illustrate your paper.
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