16-27 Segment 1: Making public discourse less toxic

James Hoggan, author of, I’m Right and You’re an Idiot, researched the topic of toxic public discourse and why it permeates our political and social communications these days.

15-06 Segment 1: Teaching Political Debate in Schools

  Synopsis: Civics classes in many grade schools and high schools aren’t the same as they were back 20 years ago, when teachers lectured on “how a bill becomes a law” to a roomful of bored students. These days, kids are more likely to discuss and debate some of the most pressing issues of the … Continue reading 15-06 Segment 1: Teaching Political Debate in Schools