international relations

Classroom Resource: Calls for mass protests in Russia after opposition leader is sentenced to prison

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In this NewsHour lesson, learn how supporters of Alexei Navalny have asked democratic governments to pressure Russia to release Navalny. Continue reading

Are press freedoms under threat?

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In this lesson plan, hear from a journalist convicted of “cyber libel” in the Philippines and discuss press freedoms in the U.S. and around the world. Continue reading

PBS news summary: Choose your own current event activity

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In this current events lesson, check out the PBS NewsHour’s 2-minute news wrap from April 8, 2020. Continue reading

Study guide: US kills Iran’s top general

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In this NewsHour lesson plan, students will learn about the hostilities taking place in Iraq, including the U.S. killing of Iran’s top General Qassem Soleimani. Continue reading

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