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Both Sides: Are Tipped Workers Being Exploited?
Both Sides: Are Tipped Workers Being Exploited?

Is it fair to pay employees who receive tips a lower wage than other workers? What would be the impact if we raised the subminimum wage? Would restaurants struggle, or would they actually benefit? Would tipped workers be better off, or would they lose their jobs?THINK...

Both Sides: Free Speech
Both Sides: Free Speech

Should there be limits on the freedom of speech? Is online speech different from offline speech? Do we need censorship on social media? What is the value of the freedom of expression? Does free speech leads us to truth, or is it too easily weaponized to spread...

Both Sides: Foreign Policy
Both Sides: Foreign Policy

How should America approach foreign policy? Is the United States obligated to maintain a military presence around the world? Is war necessary to maintain peace, or are there better options? PolicyEd and Learn Liberty provide us with two opposing perspectives on the...

Both Sides: Banning TikTok Revisited
Both Sides: Banning TikTok Revisited

In this follow-up to Both Sides: Banning TikTok, we take another look at the controversial social media app. Politicians continue to discuss a nationwide ban, fearing that the Chinese government can use TikTok to spread misinformation and invade our privacy. But is it...

Both Sides: Pregnant Workers Fairness Act
Both Sides: Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act was passed in the United States in an attempt to help pregnant employees. But does it really help them? Will there be unintended consequences of the law? What will be the ramifications for employees and employers?NEW LAW PROTECTING...

Both Sides: Free Trade vs. Protectionism
Both Sides: Free Trade vs. Protectionism

Is free trade good for the economy, or should countries be self-sufficient? Is the United States too reliant on other countries when it comes to manufacturing and agriculture? Your students can hear two sides of this argument in the videos below.PROTECTIONISM: THE...

Both Sides: Term Limits
Both Sides: Term Limits

Should senators and members of congress be subject to term limits? Would it reduce the number of career politicians? Would that be a good thing, or do we need experienced politicians who devote their careers to government? How would it affect partisanship?TERM LIMITS:...

Both Sides: Artificial Intelligence
Both Sides: Artificial Intelligence

What is the future of artificial intelligence? Will it take our jobs, or help us do our jobs more easily? Should AI be regulated by the government? In this edition of Both Sides of the Issue, you can hear two perspectives on this topic.IF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TAKES...

Both Sides: How to Solve the Housing Crisis
Both Sides: How to Solve the Housing Crisis

Housing prices have risen rapidly, leading to a crisis in which people are struggling to find and afford homes. How do we solve the housing crisis? Should the government provide housing for people? Should we remove regulations so that private companies can build...

Climate Change
Climate Change

Explore the complex landscape of climate issues in this comprehensive module, covering topics such as fracking, the Green New Deal, and electric vehicles. Gain a deep understanding of the intended and unintended environmental, economic, and social implications,...

Electric Cars: Inconvenient Facts, Part 2
Electric Cars: Inconvenient Facts, Part 2

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONDo you think every car should be electric? In this video (and Part 1), John shares some inconvenient facts that might change your mind.AVAILABLE RESOURCES Printable PDFAVAILABLE...

The Jones Act
The Jones Act

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONDo American shipbuilders have an unfair monopoly? John confronts a shipping lobbyist who uses government to ban competition.AVAILABLE RESOURCES Printable PDFAVAILABLE...

How Rent Control Hurts Renters
How Rent Control Hurts Renters

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONEverywhere it's tried, rent control harms the people it's meant to help. Yet politicians continue to implement it. AVAILABLE RESOURCES Printable PDF AVAILABLE RESOURCESClick to...

Stealing Homes
Stealing Homes

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONDid you know you could miss one tax payment and your local government may take your home?AVAILABLE RESOURCES Printable PDF AVAILABLE RESOURCESClick to Login or Register to...

Global Issues
Global Issues

Are you searching for resources to help your students understand some of the major issues in countries around the world? Our “Global Issues” module is the perfect tool to help you cover government policies around the world and their effect on human flourishing and...

Economic Policies
Economic Policies

SITC’s “Economic Policies” module is designed to help students learn about the real-life applications of various economic policies, such as tariffs, student loan forgiveness, and corporate subsidies. With this module, students can watch free videos and educators can...

Privacy
Privacy

SITC’s “Privacy” module is a comprehensive resource for teachers to educate their students about privacy in the age of big tech. Your students will gain a greater understanding of how people's personal information can be collected and shared without their knowledge....

Does the Constitution Need to be Amended?
Does the Constitution Need to be Amended?

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONJohn asked a variety of lawyers, experts, media members, and people on the street how they would improve the Constitution.AVAILABLE RESOURCESClick to Login or Register to Access...

Corporate Welfare
Corporate Welfare

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONGovernment handouts repeatedly end up in the pockets of giant corporations. Johan Norberg’s new documentary covers this "socialism for the rich.”AVAILABLE RESOURCES Printable...

The American Constitution in Our Lives
The American Constitution in Our Lives

Explore real life applications of the American Constitution with this engaging module! Each installment contains a video that you can stream or download and an accompanying teacher’s guide. The curated content allows you to teach the core principles of the American...

Unfair Laws
Unfair Laws

SITC’s “Unfair Laws” module is a powerful resource to teach your students about unfair laws. This module covers key concepts such as the 5th Amendment meaning of eminent domain and how it has been applied, the application of the 8th Amendment protection from excessive...

American Optimist
American Optimist

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONDon't let the bad news get you down -- there's LOTS of good news that media mostly ignore. Amazing innovations like technology that lets a monkey play computer games using only...

Capitalism Myths – Part 2
Capitalism Myths – Part 2

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONJohn says there are many myths about capitalism. In this video, he debunks four more. AVAILABLE RESOURCES Printable PDF AVAILABLE RESOURCESClick to Login or Register to Access...

Government Policy
Government Policy

SITC’s “Government Policy” module offers an exploration of some hotly debated topics today. It features free videos, a free teacher’s guide with discussion questions, and topics for debate in varying government policies, such as minimum wage, universal basic income,...

Bad Government Brings Bad Inflation
Bad Government Brings Bad Inflation

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONInflation is sharply up. Now it's 7%. What went wrong?AVAILABLE RESOURCES Printable PDF AVAILABLE RESOURCESClick to Login or Register to Access These Additional...

Free Cuba
Free Cuba

VIDEO DESCRIPTION"Libertad!" scream Cubans protesting the communist regime. LIBERTY.AVAILABLE RESOURCES Printable PDF AVAILABLE RESOURCESClick to Login or Register to Access These Additional...

Better Than Charity
Better Than Charity

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONWhat's the best way to help the world? Government programs? Charity? There's something better than both.AVAILABLE RESOURCES Printable PDF AVAILABLE RESOURCESClick to Login or...

Welfare for the Rich
Welfare for the Rich

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONWelfare is supposed to be for poor people — but BILLIONS go to rich people (bailouts, subsidies, taxpayer-funded special grants).AVAILABLE RESOURCESClick to Login or Register to...