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Trump Rejects Globalism in UN Speech

Top of Mind with Julie Rose

  • Sep 26, 2018 9:00 pm
  • 21:54

Guest: Quinn Mecham, PhD, Professor of Political Science, BYU President Donald Trump on Tuesday made his second address to the UN General Assembly, reiterating his “America First” views: “I honor the right of every nation in this room to pursue its own customs, beliefs, and traditions. The United States will not tell you how to live or work or worship. We only ask that you honor our sovereignty in return." Trump also called out China and Iran specifically. How did the UN respond?

When Teachers Rise Up and Resist

23:41 MINS

Guest: Doris Santoro, PhD, Associate Professor, Education and Chair of the Education Department, Bowdoin College Many of America’s teachers are unhappy. In states across the country, from West Virginia to Washington State, teachers have marched on state capitols and held strikes this year. They want better pay, smaller classrooms, better financial support for programs. Many oppose state and federal rules that require teachers to use certain textbooks or give their students high-pressure tests. But when teachers are protesting, they’re not in the classroom doing their jobs. Is it possible for teachers to resist and press for change in their profession without derailing the education of the children in their care? Listen to

Guest: Doris Santoro, PhD, Associate Professor, Education and Chair of the Education Department, Bowdoin College Many of America’s teachers are unhappy. In states across the country, from West Virginia to Washington State, teachers have marched on state capitols and held strikes this year. They want better pay, smaller classrooms, better financial support for programs. Many oppose state and federal rules that require teachers to use certain textbooks or give their students high-pressure tests. But when teachers are protesting, they’re not in the classroom doing their jobs. Is it possible for teachers to resist and press for change in their profession without derailing the education of the children in their care? Listen to