CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

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November 16, 2011
Media Literacy Question of the Day
Do you think that the types of media used to raise awareness about hygiene issues in your health class would be effective in undeveloped nations? Why or why not?
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Daily Discussion Questions
Why is the United States planning to deploy more military troops to Australia? What message do you think that President Obama is trying to send? In what ways do you think that Australia's people might react to this deployment? In what ways do you think that other nations might respond to this deployment? Why?
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According to the report: What action did New York City officials take regarding Occupy Wall Street protesters in Zuccotti Park? Why? What did the New York Supreme Court decide with regard to protesters staying in the park? What's your opinion on the Occupy Wall Street protests? In your opinion, should the protesters be allowed to stay in the park or not? State your rationale.
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What is the importance of washing with soap and water? According to the video, how does a lack of basic sanitation impact the health of Kenya's children? How does CNN Hero Derreck Kayongo get the soap that he sends to children in Kenya? Can you think of other recycled products that could help improve the quality of life for others? Explain.
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