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REGIONAL WORLD CURRENT ISSUES:

UNIT:TOPIC: KEY ISSUES:
1.

North America

 

Current and Defining Issues

World News Network: http://wn.com/#/

Lite Version: http://wn.com/wnlite

2.

South America

 

Current and Defining Issues

World News Network: http://wn.com/#/

Lite Version: http://wn.com/wnlite

Environmental Issues in South America Click HERE!

Environmantal Issues Map of South America Click HERE

The Nature Conservancy:

http://www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/regions/southamerica/index.htm

3.

Europe and the EEC

 

Current and Defining Issues

The London Times:

 Limited Article Redings: http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/

 London Evening Standard:

 http://www.standard.co.uk/

 http://standardonline.newspaperdirect.com/epaper/viewer.aspx

The London Telegraph

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/

4.

Australia and New Zealand

 

Current and Defining Issues

Australian News: http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/

5.

Asia/Pacific Region

 

Current and Defining Issues

Asia Pafic News: http://asiapacificnews.com/

Wold News Network: http://wn.com/#/

Lite Version: http://wn.com/wnlite

6.

China

 

Current and Defining Issues

Wold News Network: http://wn.com/#/

Lite Version: http://wn.com/wnlite

News: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/china/index.htm

Hong Kong: click HERE

7.

West Africa

 

Current and Defining Issues

Wold News Network: http://wn.com/#/

Lite Version: http://wn.com/wnlite

Nigeria Hello: http://westafricanews.com/s/nigeriahellosrini/

 8.  

The Middle East

 

 Current and Defining Issues

  Wold News Network: http://wn.com/#/

Lite Version: http://wn.com/wnlite

9.

The United Nations

 

Current and Defining Issues 

The United Nations 

​NOTE:​News ResourcesOnline.jpg​Click HERE to access additional News Services

GLOBAL CURRENT ISSUES:

UNIT: TOPIC:KEY ISSUES:
 Social Issues  *World Issues Link to Social Issues Page

1.

 World Energy Crisis and

Global Environmental Concerns

* Sustainable Energy

 *The Environment

 

CI_01 - Domestic Alternatives in Imported Oil – Research Project.pdf

CI_01b - Developing our 'green intelligence ‘on fossil fuels - Student Readings.pdf

CI_01b - Fossil fuel consumption in the US [Student Small Group Discussion].pdf

CI_01c “America is running out of oil.” Truth or myth.pdf

CI_01d - An Inconvenient Truth.pdf

2.

World Economic Issues

* Economic Competition

* Human Rights

CI_02 - Who makes your iPhone - Student Reading and Questions.pdf

Trade

3.

Immigration

* World Economy

* Human Rights

CI_03 - Immigration_facts_students.pdf

CI_03 - Immigration_facts_key.pdf

CI_03 - Immigration_pov_part1.pdf

CI_03 - Immigration_pov_part2-3.pdf

CI_03b - Immigration Video.pdf

CI_03c - Border Patrol Video.pdf

4.

World Poverty and Foreign Aid

   * World Economy

* Human Rights

CI_04 - Stossel_Aid.pdf

CI_04 - Aid and Self Help.pdf

CI_04b - Food Donation - Questions.pdf

CI_04b - Food Donation Quiz Key.pdf

CI_04b - Food Donation Quiz.pdf

5. 

Global Inequality

 *World Economy

CI_05 - American Dreaming Questions.pdf

CI_05 - Group 1 Times article from January 1, 1933 “America Faces 1933’s Realities” - AmericanDream.pdf

CI_05 - Group 2 Times article from May 13, 1951 “The Most Powerful Idea in the World” - AmericanDream.pdf

CI_05 - Group 3 Times article from August 9, 1959 “Essence of America” - AmericanDream.pdf

CI_05 - Group 4 Times article from March 7, 1965 “The American Dream” - AmericanDream.pdf

CI_05 - Group 5 Times article from January 26, 1969 “Youth in Revolt” - AmericanDream.pdf

CI_05 - Group 6 Times article from October 17, 1974 “Pre-Election Mood ‘There’s No Time for Dreams’” - AmericanDream.pdf

CI_05 - Group 7 Times article from December 2, 1979 “The Looming 80’s” - AmericanDream.pdf

Group 8: Times article from June 23, 1996:
Group 9: Times article from June 24, 2001:
Group 10: Times article from May 21, 2005:

6.  

Healthcare and  Reform

*Politics

* Human Rights

CI_06 - Food Irradiation Video.pdf

 

News Article Review

*General Current Issue

Current Issues News Article Review.pdf

Current Issues Video Article Development Rubric.pdf