How would you characterize the WWE? Who is the owner? How much revenue do they make? How many fans watch WWE?
According to Oliver, what is unusual about the wrestlers that work for WWE? In what respect do they differ from workers in different occupations?
What has the ownership of the WWE done to make it easier to exploit wrestlers? Why do you think they do not consider wrestlers as employees? If you were a capitalist, would this be a good decision? Would you do the same?
In what ways are the wrestlers alienated?
In what ways are the wrestlers exploited?
Capitalism relies on free competition between companies and freedom to pursue private profits. Do you think there is much competition in professional wrestling? Why or why not? What happened in the early days of professional wrestling? How does this help exploit wrestlers?
Do you think Vince McMahon is responsible? Do you think he should structure the WWE differently? What should the government do?
How is the NFL different? What did professional football players do differently to protect their interests? (you may have to research this online).
Why do you think the wrestlers accept the conditions of the WWE? Do you think the fans can make a difference? Why or why not?
Engels described the bourgeoisie as: “I have never seen a class so deeply demoralised, so incurably debased by selfishness, so corroded within, so incapable of progress, as the English bourgeoisie…For it nothing exists in this world, except for the sake of money…Ultimately it is self-interest, and especially money gain, which alone determines them” (Engels: 301).” Do you think this is an accurate description of Vince McMahon? Why or why not?
How would Marx address the issue of sexism and racism in the WWE?
There are 2 clues which are related to one another in the H&P and both suggest the same potential differential diagnosis. The admitting physician did not pick up on the clues and consequently did not consider this in their differentials. What are the two clues? What additional historical information is missing from the H&P which should be obtained from the husband based on the 2 clues? The two clues are the patient takes Ultram and Percocet, this combination of drugs cause serotonin syndrome. The physician noted that Mrs. X had excessively used narcotics, but did not put this two together with this outcome. In addition, the physician found she had not utilized narcotics for the last three to four days. The overuse of narcotics and withdrawal of narcotics could have led to altered mental status or decreased level of consciousness. As a result, the doctor encouraged Mrs. X to continue using her medications. The physician should have done a narcotic overdose or withdrawal differential diagnosis. Additional historical information includes mental health history, smoking history and OTC and narcotic drug history. The physician should ensure the husband gives a detailed description of OTC and narcotic drugs used. The husband should identify the type of drug used, dosage, dosing schedule and reasons for using the drug. A detailed drug history enables the physician identify drug interaction cases and overdose. The family members have expressed concern over the misuse of narcotics as they believe Mrs. X is misusing narcotics. Nevertheless, they do not state the narcotics used and dosage. Dietary supplements can interact with other drugs and have an adverse impact on the patient. Further, the doctor should ensure the husband gives a comprehensive description of tobacco smoking history. The husband should state the number of packets she smokes in a day. Additionally, the doctor should obtained information regarding the mental status of the patient. Elderly people are prone to mental disorders and they negatively affect their functioning. Some of the mental illnesses are depression, focal neurologic deficit, delirium, dementia among others. Mental health problems affect cognitive functioning. Understanding the mental health history helps in determining the causes of symptoms elderly patients present with. In this case, Mrs. X is unable to speak and has altered mental status. The physician needs information about Mrs. X’s mental health history to determine the cause of the decreased level of consciousness. Mental disorders such as delirium, dementia and focal neurological deficit change the mental status of the patient.>