Social Studies Education
2 views | +0 today
Follow
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Amelia Readeker
Scoop.it!

Closed for business - MSNBC

Closed for business - MSNBC | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
Closed for business
MSNBC
Nationals Parks police arrive with tape to seal off the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, October 1, 2013. (Photo by Jason Reed/Reuters). The federal government is closed.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Amelia Readeker
Scoop.it!

KKK Rally Canceled Because Of Shutdown

KKK Rally Canceled Because Of Shutdown | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
A Ku Klux Klan rally planned for Saturday, Oct. 5 has been canceled because of the government shutdown. On Sept. 26, officials at Gettysburg National Military Park granted a special-use permit for a rally to a Maryland-based KKK group.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Amelia Readeker
Scoop.it!

Medical Weed To Be Grown On Huge Farms In Canada

Medical Weed To Be Grown On Huge Farms In Canada | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
Canada is kicking off a $1.3 billion medical marijuana initiative on Tuesday that it hopes will serve nearly half a million residents by 2024, The Canadian Press reported Sunday.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Amelia Readeker
Scoop.it!

Vaccine refusal fuels whooping cough outbreaks, study finds - NBC News.com

Vaccine refusal fuels whooping cough outbreaks, study finds - NBC News.com | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
The 2010 whooping cough outbreak in California — the worst in 50 years — may have been fueled, at least in part, by clusters of parents...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Amelia Readeker
Scoop.it!

Congress, tea party hit all-time low in CNN polling

Congress, tea party hit all-time low in CNN polling | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
As the hours wind down toward a possible government shutdown because of a bitter partisan battle over Obamacare, Congress's approval rating hits historic lows.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Amelia Readeker
Scoop.it!

House delays Obamacare, pushes US toward shutdown - MSNBC

House delays Obamacare, pushes US toward shutdown - MSNBC | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
House delays Obamacare, pushes US toward shutdown
MSNBC
UPDATED 9/29/13 at 12:40 a.m.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Amelia Readeker
Scoop.it!

Three Budget Battles, Three Different Economic Risks - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Three Budget Battles, Three Different Economic Risks - Wall Street Journal (blog) | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
Three Budget Battles, Three Different Economic Risks Wall Street Journal (blog) The latest budget fight in Washington is really three different conflicts coming together: a potential government shutdown, a default risk tied to a failure to raise...
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Amelia Readeker from economics
Scoop.it!

Shutdown: What happens next

Shutdown: What happens next | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
Congress failed to pass a funding bill on Monday night. So begins a series of complex procedures to power down the federal government.

Via Gavin Dhir
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Amelia Readeker
Scoop.it!

US shutdowns – a short history - The Guardian

US shutdowns – a short history - The Guardian | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
The Guardian
US shutdowns – a short history
The Guardian
This picture of Lewinsky and Clinton was taken on 17 November 1995, during another US shutdown. Photograph: AP.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Amelia Readeker
Scoop.it!

Blessed by Geography, Fujairah Flexes New Clout - New York Times

Blessed by Geography, Fujairah Flexes New Clout - New York Times | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
Blessed by Geography, Fujairah Flexes New Clout New York Times Taking advantage of this geography, the United Arab Emirates, a key OPEC oil producer, is turning its easternmost emirate into a new base for crude oil exports and other vital...
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Amelia Readeker from iGeneration - 21st Century Education (Pedagogy & Digital Innovation)
Scoop.it!

10 Geography Games For Learning

10 Geography Games For Learning | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
10 Geography Games For Learning

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Amelia Readeker
Scoop.it!

No surprise. Marco Rubio somersaults on Syria - MSNBC

No surprise. Marco Rubio somersaults on Syria - MSNBC | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
Wall Street Journal
No surprise. Marco Rubio somersaults on Syria
MSNBC
Senator Marco Rubio speaks with reporters outside of the Senate floor in the Capitol on Tuesday, May 7, 2013. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call/Getty Images).
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Amelia Readeker
Scoop.it!

Stagnant wages are crimping economic growth

Stagnant wages are crimping economic growth | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
Four years into the economic recovery, U.S. workers' pay still isn't even keeping up with inflation. That is providing little boost to the economy. (Even Wall St Journal now understands good wages are key to a growing economy.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Amelia Readeker
Scoop.it!

Chemical weapons inspectors arrive in Syria - MSNBC

Chemical weapons inspectors arrive in Syria - MSNBC | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
Chemical weapons inspectors arrive in Syria
MSNBC
Unidentified members of the UN team of inspectors investigating the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria, are seen at the highway of Beirut international airport in Lebanon, 30 September 2013.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Amelia Readeker
Scoop.it!

Russia's Growing Pains Not All Europe's Fault - Forbes

Russia's Growing Pains Not All Europe's Fault - Forbes | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
Russia's Growing Pains Not All Europe's Fault
Forbes
In 2013, Russia is getting worse. For some, it's all Europe's fault. Others prefer to lay the blame on the Kremlin, including top government officials.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Amelia Readeker
Scoop.it!

Stewart On Obamacare: 'IT'S A F**KING LAW!'

Stewart On Obamacare: 'IT'S A F**KING LAW!' | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
Jon Stewart opened Monday's "Daily Show" by addressing the government shutdown, and placed the blame squarely on the House Republicans for going to great lengths in their one-sided fight against the Affordable Care Act, which he mockingly called...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Amelia Readeker
Scoop.it!

No survivors after plane hits hangar at Santa Monica Airport

No survivors after plane hits hangar at Santa Monica Airport | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
A business jet crashed into a hangar at the Santa Monica Airport Sunday. No one survived. (No survivors after plane hits hangar at Santa Monica Airport.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Amelia Readeker
Scoop.it!

In American History, The National Debt Has Been Largely Ignored -- Until Now - International Business Times

In American History, The National Debt Has Been Largely Ignored -- Until Now - International Business Times | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
International Business Times In American History, The National Debt Has Been Largely Ignored -- Until Now International Business Times If America's debt burden and the looming risk of a sovereign default look scary, consider this: Huge debt, and...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Amelia Readeker
Scoop.it!

Obama aides promote health care plan - USA TODAY

Obama aides promote health care plan - USA TODAY | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
Obama aides promote health care plan
USA TODAY
One day before the opening of new health care exchanges, the Obama administration is using a variety of techniques to encourage people to sign up.
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Amelia Readeker from economics
Scoop.it!

The Battle in Congress on Spending and Debt

The Battle in Congress on Spending and Debt | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
Answers to questions about a possible government shutdown and what one would mean for federal employees and the economy.

Via Gavin Dhir
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Amelia Readeker from economics
Scoop.it!

Forget US shutdown, India might be on the verge of a shutdown

Forget US shutdown, India might be on the verge of a shutdown | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
Two sets of data were released by the government - current account deficit and fiscal deficit.

Via Gavin Dhir
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Amelia Readeker
Scoop.it!

Obama ramps up pressure on Congress for 'Republican shutdown' - NBCNews.com

Obama ramps up pressure on Congress for 'Republican shutdown' - NBCNews.com | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
Daily Beast
Obama ramps up pressure on Congress for 'Republican shutdown'
NBCNews.com
By Michael O'Brien, Political Reporter, NBC News.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Amelia Readeker
Scoop.it!

Congress, but not staff, still gets paid -- it's in the Constitution - CNN

Congress, but not staff, still gets paid -- it's in the Constitution - CNN | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
Washington Post (blog) Congress, but not staff, still gets paid -- it's in the Constitution CNN Washington (CNN) -- In an extended shutdown, most of the federal workforce would go without pay, but the checks will keep coming to the 533 current...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Amelia Readeker
Scoop.it!

Putin greets Obama with Syria threat - Fox News

Putin greets Obama with Syria threat - Fox News | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
Putin greets Obama with Syria threat
Fox News
PUTIN GREETS OBAMA WITH SYRIA THREAT - President Obama arrived in Russia today to find the already failing relations with his host in even worse condition.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Amelia Readeker
Scoop.it!

CNN vote count: Obama long way from congressional approval on Syria - CNN

CNN vote count: Obama long way from congressional approval on Syria - CNN | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
ABC News CNN vote count: Obama long way from congressional approval on Syria CNN Washington (CNN) -- President Barack Obama still has has a long way to go to secure congressional authorization for military action against Syria even after clearing a...
more...
No comment yet.