Japan will rebuild. The bigger question is will we?
It is time for our quadrennial political game of Survivor. Right about now the contestants for this game will begin to line up.
The Oscar for best picture has become over the years our collective totem pole. Year after year these cinematic creations carve new identities into our American psyche.
Our students recently asked what difference it makes if Rahm Emanuel wins the mayoral election today or in a runoff. We tried to answer with a rhetorical question invoking Russian politics.
Today’s performers mean to do more than entertain. Sounds like they want to teach.
We Americans love anything that is super. We love to use the prefix “super.” It might be a collective fixation.
Plenty of geopolitical prognosticators are using Chinese President Hu Jintao’s visit to the United States as another opportunity to dub the 21st century as belonging to China.
Disraeli, noted English author and British Prime Minister, wrote: “With words we govern men.” Due to the recent tragedy in Tucson, we as a nation have had to assess our political speak.
For 2 political junkies, 2010 did not disappoint.
It is time to draw closure to 2010. Who is our “Person of the Year”?
After getting a sneak peak under President Barack Obama’s Christmas tree, we hope he’s content with a shiny new tricycle this year. The 2 Teachers think it will be a fitting gift.
As we turn the page of another year the 2 Teachers would like to look back at some of their favorite page-turners of 2010.
In any given year, like 2010, over 600 movies are released at American theaters. They provide us the chance to indulge in one of our favorite pastimes – eating popcorn.
We were always told, “actions speak louder than words.” When applied to politicians, however, it is remarkable how loud those words sound.
Like a senior in high school making up missing work at the end of the semester, the 111th Congress is working at a frenetic pace to finish its legislative work by the end of its term in January.
After almost ten years of engagement in Afghanistan the latest foreign policy assessment sees no apparent end game in sight.
Upon bumping into Colin Powell at a DC social event earlier this year, the CBS 2 Teachers were eager to find out his favorite part of the U.S. Constitution.
Apparently John Lennon still serves as our muse though, today, we are reminded of his tragic loss thirty years ago.
You had to know your GSL (Government as a Secondary Language) if you expected to understand the big budget news last week.
The newest efforts to advance civil rights has provided a case study in the complexity and flexibility of the American governing system.