Category Archives: World

Human rights Olympic Games

Human rights and the Olympic Games unit plan


PBS NewsHour Extra and New Global Citizens (NGC) have paired up to bring you education resources to teach the Olympic Games through the lens of…read more

Social IssuesWorld
The route of the Olympic torch as it approaches Sochi, Russia, for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games

Russia and the Olympics: a brief background


Political tensions and human rights are in the spotlight as athletes gather in the Black Sea resort town of Sochi, Russia for the 22nd Annual…read more


#MyZeitgeist: 2013 Student Challenge


zeit•geist noun, often capitalized \ˈtsīt-ˌgīst,ˈzīt-\ : the general beliefs, ideas, and spirit of a time and place From the tsunami in the Philippines to Edward…read more

Arts & CultureWorld

World Leaders Praise Historic Nuclear Deal with Iran


The U.S., along with the U.K., Germany, France, Russia, China and the European Union (known collectively as the P5+1), reached a historic agreement with Iran…read more


World Leaders Demand No-Spying Agreement with U.S.


One of the American government’s largest spying agencies, the NSA, is in hot water over allegations that it monitored the mobile phones of at least…read more

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