Government & Civics


#MyZeitgeist Year in Review Project – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

Introduction  zeit·geist – noun, \ˈtsīt-ˌgīst,ˈzīt-\ : the general beliefs, ideas, and spirit of a time and place. From the George Zimmerman trial and the secrets leaked by…read more


Senate Democrats Invoke “Nuclear Option” for Judicial Nominees


DOWNLOAD VIDEO Democrats in the Senate have invoked the so-called “nuclear option,” allowing them to confirm the president’s nominations for judgeships with a simple majority…read more


Senate Changes Rules to Curb Filibusters on Obama Appointees


By Associated Press reporter Alan Fram  WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats eased the way for swift approval of President Barack Obama’s current and future nominees on…read more


Living Wage Resource Guide


As the cost of living goes up in urban centers throughout the country, stagnant wages are making it harder for poor and working class families.…read more


Massachusetts Works to Curb Rising Healthcare Costs


DOWNLOAD VIDEO President Obama’s Affordable Care Act modeled itself partly after healthcare reform in the state of Massachusetts. Although the changes have led to nearly…read more

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