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Visual Learning: Salt of the Earth
by Lilja Otto
This Visual Learning Lesson will get your students thinking about the dilemmas of poor countries with rich natural resources.
Connect and Engage: Teaching about Today's Economy
by Jing Fong
Here are lessons plans and curriculum to help your students better understand the cause and effects of the current housing upheaval, the concepts of work (what kind of work is paid?) and workplace, and definitions of wealth.
Marshmallows and Gratification
A TED talk by Joachim de Posada.
Health Care That Is Just Too Good
by Brooke
What opponents of the "public option" are saying now.
Anthropology 101: How to Change the World
by Tom Murphy
Professor Tom Murphy wanted his students to reconnect with nature. Now, they work beside farmers, fishermen, wastewater technicians, environmental groups, and Native American leaders through an award-winning service learning program.
Teaching Economics As If People Mattered
by Jing Fong
United for a Fair Economy’s (UFE) economic education curricula and workshops are dynamic resources for high school and adult continuing education teachers, and college faculty.
Why Businesses and Economists Are Backing the Health Care "Public Option" Why Businesses and Economists Are Backing the Health Care "Public Option"
by Brooke
Economists and small business leaders are stepping up their support for an option they say could save the economy.
The New Economy Won't Be Like the Last One
by Sarah van Gelder
The new economy is built on new forms of money, and on democratic finance and business.
Why This Crisis May Be Our Best Chance to Build a New Economy
by David Korten
Wall Street is bankrupt. Instead of trying to save it, we can build a new economy that puts money and business in the service of people and the planet—not the other way around.
Why This Crisis May Be Our Best Chance to Build a New Economy
by David Korten
Wall Street is bankrupt. Instead of trying to save it, we can build a new economy that puts money and business in the service of people and the planet—not the other way around.
Doctors Just Want to Be Doctors Doctors Just Want to Be Doctors
by Brooke
Why most physicians want real health care reform.
The Planet is Saved ... Pass it On The Planet is Saved ... Pass it On
by Sarah van Gelder
YES! men strike again.
Our Best Shot at Climate Leadership
by Colin Beavan
Will the U.S. lead on confronting climate change, or not? The House has passed a landmark bill. Now it's on to the Senate. Colin Beavan explains what ACES means, and why you should know about it.
Iran's Stolen Election Has Sparked an Uprising—What Should the U.S. Do?
by Stephen Zunes
Stephen Zunes feels that the Iranian election was stolen. Robert Naiman feels there is evidence that it was actually not stolen. But they both say the U.S. should not get involved, but should leave it to the Iranian people.