Current Events

Current Events is a class designed to engage students about current issues around the globe. Students read, discuss, and problem solve different topics around the world.

Unit 1: The U.S. Role in a Changing World

Unit 2: Keeping the Peace in an Age of Conflict: Debating the U.S. Role

Unit 3: Help, Handout, or Hindrance: US Support for the Developing World

Unit 4: Dilemmas of Foreign Aid: Debating US Policies

Unit 5: International Trade: Competition and Cooperation in a Globalized World

Unit 6: The United Nations: Challenges and Change

Unit 7: The Challenge of Nuclear Weapons

Unit 8: Responding to Terrorism: Challenges for Democracy

Unit 9: Russia’s Transformation: Challenges for US Policy

Unit 10: China on the World Stage: Weighing the US Response

Unit 11: Contesting Cuba’s Past and Future

Unit 12: The Middle East in Transition: Questions for US Policy

Unit 13: Caught Between Two Worlds: Mexico at the Crossroads

Unit 14: Nigeria: History, Identity, and Change

Unit 15: Headline News...... (Every Friday)