Who pays for schools? Does everyone have the right to a good education? What is a good education? These are just a few of the questions that leaders around the world must answer. Start learning and thinking about education as something more than textbooks, teachers, and homework.
Should scientists manipulate genes to create new varieties of food? Is genetically modified food safe to eat? How can we grow enough food to feed all the world's people? Read this book to find out more about genetically modified foods and what people around the world think about them.
How many people is too many? What happens when too many people are crowded into too little space? What can be done to control the world's population? Read this book to learn more about overpopulation and start thinking about what can and should be done to address this important issue.
Is immigration a basic human right? Does each country have the right to decide who can enter its borders? What is an illegal immigrant? Start learning about immigration and begin looking at the many different sides of this social issue.
What causes pollution? How does pollution affect the environment? Why should we care about pollution? Read this book to find out more about the social, environmental, and economic issues related to pollution and what you can do about it.
How do you measure poverty? What are the effects of poverty? What can we do to prevent poverty? Learn about poverty and its many faces around the world and to start thinking about what you can do about this global social problem.
What is terrorism? Why do people commit acts of terrorism? What can be done to stop terrorists? Find out more about why people commit acts of violence against innocent people and start forming your own opinions about what should be done to address this worldwide threat.