This short, two-minute multimedia educational series examines political, economic, environmental, and philosophical issues from an ethical perspective. It presents students with information about American and global social studies phenomena and then challenges them to respond thoughtfully.
This series is perfect for high school "Do Now" hook exercises and accompanying "share out" discussions, argumentative writing, and debates. Transcripts are available for students to annotate or for classrooms without multimedia systems.
Ethical Consumer Choices
Ethics and War
Genocide and International Intervention
Justice (domestic and international)
Ethical Consumer Choices:
Slow Versus Fast Food
Smartphones: From Popular Product to Ethical Dilemma
Is Local Food More Ethical?
Ethics and War:
Paying Others to Fight Our Battles
When Are Drones Strikes Ethical?
A Warrior Ethic: Can Military Ethics be Taught?
Can Moral Injury Be a Wound of War?
Genocide and International Intervention:
Genocide Denial in Rwanda: Dealing with the Past or Subverting Democracy?
Libya and the Responsibility to Protect
Am I My Brothers' Keeper?
Self-determination and Ethnic Cleansing
Do Super-Maximum Security Prisons Constitute Cruel and Unusual Punishment?
Justice For Some, But Not For All?
The ICC Turns 10: Is International Justice Both Just and Effective?
"To Kill a Mockingbird" and Justice
For Torture, Who Should We Prosecute?
Patriotism: Unquestioned Commitment or Dangerous Justification?
Is Censorship Ever Justified?
Secrecy in Foreign Policy
Military Intervention and Democracy?
International Humanitarian Law and Non-State Actors