President Trump made U.S. factory job losses to China and Mexico a campaign issue and now pressures manufacturers to keep workers here and hire more rather than assembling goods elsewhere. He has raised the topic with Ford, General Motors, Toyot...
Seventy-five years ago, President Franklin D. Roosevelt committed one of the U.S. government's greatest violations of personal freedom: an executive order forcing the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II. More than 110,000 Japanese-Americans — two-thirds of them American citizens —were placed in concentration camps after the attack on Pearl Harbor ignited widespread anti-Japanese feelings and fears.
Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.
This week's word in the news: MOCK
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One Twitter user said, ‘‘After the terrible events #lastnightinSweden, IKEA have sold out of this’’ and posted a mock Ikea instruction manual on how to build a ‘‘Border Wall.’’
The Boston Globe -- 02/20/2017
NBC Learn, in partnership with the National Science Foundation, examines the vital connections between water, food and energy in the human water cycle.