Short videos for teaching big issues

Many on-line teaching resources are available to stimulate classroom discussion and further research on big issues relating to Spaceship Earth and its future. One website worth examining is ourlandourbusiness.org  Here are two examples:

Global Wealth Inequality – This video reveals the shocking concentration of Global Wealth that shifts far more wealth from the poor countries to the rich than is provided in foreign aid. See the 4 minute video here.

Corporate Land-grabbing – A shorter cartoon video highlights the role of the World Bank in concentrating wealth in the hands of rich corporations by means of land-grabbing which dispossesses millions of small scale farmers of their livelihoods. The 1 minute 40 second video is here.

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