Economics

Lesson plan: Labor Day and Unions Today

Lesson Plan

In this NewsHour lesson plan, learn about the role unions played in workers’ rights and why we have Labor Day. Continue reading

Explainer: Trump’s executive orders and the limits of presidential power

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In this lesson, explore the long-standing constitutional controversies around the power of executive orders. Continue reading

Brief But Spectacular: Why one doctor has started dispensing financial advice

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Meet a doctor who sees financial advice as a key component of health advice to her patients. Continue reading

Who is taking your money when you order takeout?

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In this lesson plan, uncover the hidden economy behind our quarantine takeout orders. Continue reading

Kahoot activity: How COVID has affected U.S. economy

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A man stands in front of a Modell’s store that is closed, as retail sales suffer record drop during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease…read more

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