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www.perfectionlearning.com/social-studies/world-history/current-events.html

Explore current issues, events, and topics in the world today. Comprehensive coverage of rapid and dramatic changes in the world stimulates class discussion,  ...

www.amazon.com/World-Today-Current-Problems-Origins/dp/1567656986

The ninth edition of The World Today provides information on issues, events, and ... teachers to examine these topics in the light of the most current information.

www.brookings.edu/research/top-ten-global-economic-challenges-an-assessment-of-global-risks-and-priorities

Feb 1, 2007 ... Top Ten Global Economic Challenges Report by Global Economy and ... but we would hope this publication would elevate their visibility and help sustain a ... Today's interconnected world is in uncharted territory: the world's sole ... greatest demographic gifts in modern history-a potential economic windfall ...

origins.osu.edu/history-talk

Smart conversations about today's most interesting topics - a history podcast for everyone ... In recent years, Russia has gained prominence on the world stage. ... And how does this compare to its ambitions in the past? ... and Ruth Mostern— about the problems facing China today, the short and long-term history of China's  ...

humanorigins.si.edu/human-characteristics/humans-change-world

For millions of years all humans, early and modern alike, had to find their own food. They spent a ... We have been so successful that we have inadvertently created a turning point in the history of life on Earth. ... Humans Change the World: Today ... for other species as well as for ourselves, creating new survival challenges.

www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/10/10/karl-marx-yesterday-and-today

Oct 10, 2016 ... For the first time in history, men and women could see, without ... But there was a problem. ... Soon, in fact, there would be just two types of people in the world: the ... Considering his rather glaring relevance to contemporary politics, it's striking that two important recent books about Marx are committed to ...

blog.historians.org/2016/07/conflict-in-africa-the-historical-roots-of-current-problems

Jul 26, 2016 ... Many of today's challenges are the outcome of colonial political and economic ... My presentation to the Washington History Seminar explored some of ... At the seminar, I noted that when colonialism in Africa collapsed after World War II, ... Her most recent book, Foreign Intervention in Africa: From the Cold ...

www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2016/10/05/key-facts-about-the-worlds-refugees

Oct 5, 2016 ... With the number of displaced people in the world at more than 60 million ... their homes, a number unprecedented in recent history for a single country. ... Today, an estimated 12.5 million Syrians are displaced, up from less ... About half of refugees in 2015 trace their origins to just three .... It is our problem.

www.history.com/topics/ellis-island

... of all current U.S. citizens can trace at least one of their ancestors to Ellis Island . ... The reasons they left their homes in the Old World included war, drought, famine and ... Today, visitors can tour the Ellis Island Museum of Immigration in the .... In 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson issues Proclamation 3656, according to ...