November 30

Social 10 Current Event Links

Our Social 10 studies have included the following topics:

  • necessity of a social contract in society
  • the roles of citizens and government in working together
  • Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms
  • characteristics of Democracy Canada enjoys, but are not equal throughout the world
  • personal paradigms compared to political ideologies
  • philosophers that influenced political thinking related to needs of people vs government
  • Conservatism vs Liberalism ideologies, focused on different goals
    • whether a country is more left or right leaning on the horizontal scale of economy
    • whether a country is more left or right leaning (and up or down) on the vertical scale of social order


Examples from recent current events that connect to these ideas from class are posted below:

  • Supreme Court Rules Reporter Must Share ISIS Notes with Police (link)