Opposing Viewpoints

John Stossel - DDT

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John Stossel ad Richard Tren detail how the DDT ban, a great victory for environmentalism, has led to a multitude of deaths throughout the world.

Water on the Table (2010)

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The campaign to have water declared a human right was dramatically advanced at the United Nations on July 28, 2010, when a large majority voted for a resolution to recognize the human right to water and sanitation. Canada, the US, and 39 other countries abstained.

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Water on the Table

In Organic We Trust

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We can no longer stomach our food system. 78% of Americans eat some organic food, mostly because they think it's healthier. But is it everything it's cracked up to be?

This film examines the shortcomings of the certified organic industry. What does "certified organic" mean? Is organic food really better for us?

Our broken food system is harming human health, the environment, and our communities. "In Organic We Trust" looks beyond organic for real solutions.

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In Organic We Trust

Bullfight: La Fiesta Brava (English) (2004)

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To understand Spain, one must understand the spectacle of the bullfight -- la fiesta brava. Explore the history of bullfighting, as actual bullfighting footage is used to explain each step of the ritual.
1) Students will learn about the history of bullfighting.
2) Students will understand the relevance of bullfighting as a cultural phenomenon.

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Bullfight: La Fiesta Brava (English)

The Matador

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The Matador is the epic tale of David Fandila's quest to become the world's top-ranked bullfighter. Heart-wrenching setbacks and thrilling successes dramatize "El Fandi's" three-year journey across Spain and Latin America and into the pages of bullfighting history. More than one man's quest for greatness, The Matador is a story of love―of a son for his family, of audiences for their heroes, of a people for their cultural traditions, and of the bullfighter's paradoxical love for the majestic beast that he must kill to create his art.

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The Matador

Nuclear Energy (2005)

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Perfect for high school science and social studies classes, this 13-part series includes interviews with leading experts and shows students how to analyze facts before forming opinions.

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Nuclear Energy

Transportation (2005)

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Perfect for high school science and social studies classes, this 13-part series includes interviews with leading experts and shows students how to analyze facts before forming opinions.

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Transportation

Human Characteristics & Adaptations (2005)

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Perfect for high school science and social studies classes, this 13-part series includes interviews with leading experts and shows students how to analyze facts before forming opinions.

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Human Characteristics & Adaptations

Genetically Modified Foods (2005)

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Perfect for high school science and social studies classes, this 13-part series includes interviews with leading experts and shows students how to analyze facts before forming opinions.

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Genetically Modified Foods

Pseudoscience (2005)

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Perfect for high school science and social studies classes, this 13-part series includes interviews with leading experts and shows students how to analyze facts before forming opinions.

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Pseudoscience

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