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Brain Drain: Losing Our Minds?

Introduction Picture this: You were born in a small village in the countryside of Vietnam. You excel in school and learn English quickly. You decide you want to become a doctor. A...

International Criminal Court: A Court of Last Resort

Introduction One of Arkady’s classmates has been bullying other students. Arkady tells her teacher, but she ignores it, as do the principal and the superintendent. Frustrated with...

Divestment: Money Talks

Problem The burning of fossil fuels is one of the primary causes of climate change. Burning fossil fuels produces carbon dioxide, which traps heat in the atmosphere and destabiliz...

Migrant Workers: A Global Labor Crisis

Introduction How come 60 to 80 percent of the workforce in the Gulf states was born in another country? Why is it that, as of 2019, there were 255,800 foreign domestic workers ...

Hegemony: Domination and Influence

Introduction Carlos’s family just moved to a newly-built community, divided into six neighborhoods. Each one is meant to be equal in resources, with the same number of houses, sto...

Sovereignty: My House, My Rules?

Have You Ever? Imagine you just bought your own house. It’s all yours and you can do whatever you want in it without the interference of others. You can pick out the furniture, dr...

Domestic Violence: Not Always Home Sweet Home

Problem Anika has been married to Romesh for five years. They're deeply in love - at least, that's what Anika would say. They're going to have their first baby in a few months. Ev...

Clean Water: The Nations’ Hydration

Have You Ever? Have you ever thought about where your water comes from? When you want a glass of water, how much time does it take to think about where you will get it from? Are y...

Gun Violence: Stop the Shots

Introduction Jasmine is a freshman in high school and a gun control advocate. To help raise awareness about gun violence, she's planning a panel on the topic. She’s already invite...