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Fast-Food Strikes in 50 U.S. Cities Seeking $15 Per Hour

Why It Might Be Hard to Get a Burger Today

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Fast-food workers across the U.S. are striking as part of a larger campaign to demand higher wages for hourly jobs. Employees at popular food chains…read more

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Detroit Residents Resilient in the Face of Bankruptcy

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Download video On July 18, Detroit, Mich., became the largest U.S. city to ever file for bankruptcy. Because of the city’s budget woes, Detroit residents…read more

EconomicsGovernment & Civics
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The Great Gatsby Curve

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By Katie Gould, Teacher Resource Producer for NewsHour Extra Subjects Economics, Government, Social Issues Estimated time One hour and 30 minutes Grade level 7-12 Pre-Lesson…read more

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Virtual Realities To Help Gamers Create A Better Future

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Click to download video Video games are one of the world’s fasting growing industries, now grossing about $80 billion a year in revenue, or roughly…read more

EconomicsTechnology
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Artists Learn Business to Keep Their Dreams Afloat

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Click to download video Click to download Lesson Plan Entrepreneurship may be the answer for the future of artists, dancers and musicians trying to make careers in a tough…read more

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