On Tuesday February 7th, the United States Senate confirmed Betsy DeVos. Vice President Mike Pence cast a rare vote to break the 50/50 tie on the floor. So we asked ourselves, what is the future of the American educational system? Can it get any worse? America is currently 14th in literacy, 25th in mathematics & 17th in science in global rankings. Who better to ask about the future of our education than the educators themselves. We asked a select group of teachers in the United States a series of 4 questions regarding the nomination of the new Secretary of Education.
Approx. Run time: 10 mins
Excellent short, but detailed documentary about the Vietnam war draft. This documentary was put together by 8th graders.
Approx running time: 20 mins
This video, made by the Livestock & Poultry Environmental Learning Center
talks about the carbon footprint made from the animal agriculture industry.
Approx running time: 1 hr, 37 mins
From the German viewpoint, a detailed history of the rise of fascism and Hitler’s rise to political power in Nazi Germany, leading up to World War II.
Noam Chomsky talks politics, neo-liberalism, and more during a recent interview on an Iranian TV network.
English interview begins at 7:40
Approx Running time: 7 minutes Short but detailed history about the Republican party, by VOX
Approx running time: 6 minutes
A short, but detailed summary of the history of the Democratic Party.