#1: Strike
Research a strike that occurred in the last decade. (examples: Spectrum, UAW, Chicago Teachers, one of your own choosing) Tell us what caused the strike – each parties position, length of the strike – unless it is still going, give us your own thoughts on it – agree/disagree, why you picked it. (Some possible sites, or 

#2: Resolution
Describe commonly used methods for peacefully resolving a negotiation impasse, the advantages and disadvantages of each. If you have any personal experience with bargaining; please share a story.