Wichita University's Beth Clarkson, PhD, on her theory and KS Sec. of State's attempt to block her citizen audit of touch-screen systems showing unexplained vote increases for the GOP in large precincts
The model of homo oeconomicus is antiquated and over-simplified. Dominant economic models are not based on a realistic picture of humans. In the economic model, we act as egoistic beings only interested in optimizing our own advantages. The model does not know different human motives that could be differently activated depending on the context.
Chico Mendes, Santos Rodrigues, Ohio nun Dorothy Stang are some of the nearly 1000 environmentalists murdered in Brazil by cattle ranchers, loggers, and other financial interests. The group Global Witness lists 32 countries in which environmentalists have been killed.
A report written by the FBI in 2006 described how white supremacists groups had been actively placing their members into police departments. The high incidence of police shootings has placed that report back into the public eye.