The American Dream cannot be fulfilled for anybody if the public education that is being offered is not first rate. Yet studies show that American public schools have been growing progressively worse with one third of high school students dropping out every year.
This film is a powerful reminder of the heart-rending toll that war takes on the innocent. It tells the story of how the Japanese subjected Nanking and its inhabitants to months of aerial bombardment and cruel emotional torture.
There is no doubt that humans need nature. It is absolutely essential for our daily lives. Some people are now realizing that it’s possible to have nature all around us, even if we live in the city, because natural environments can be easily designed into urban communities.
Spent: Looking for Change, a documentary film that was created by a collaboration between American Express and Academy Award-winning filmmaker Davis Guggenheim (An Inconvenient Truth, Waiting for “Superman”), tells the stories about everyday hardworking Americans that are struggling with basic financial challenges.
In Buffalo there’s more tragedy than words can describe. The city has been demoralized and hatred is rampant. In fact, after the long Super Bowl losing streak people began to call Buffalo “The Cursed City.” People are fighting, but they don’t know what it is that they’re fighting for.
Although it’s a word that gets thrown around a lot every few seconds, the definition of love can vary widely. What’s certain is that love comes in many different forms and it goes through different stages.
In the wake of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, Islamic fundamentalism has, in the minds of many, taken the place once held by communism as the leading threat to the safety and security of the industrialized West.
A powerful civilization ruled the rainforests of Central America for thousands of years, and then mysteriously vanished. Historians have never known for sure what triggered their disappearance, although many have speculated about it.
Aaron Swartz was a programmer, writer, and involved in activism that helped shape the Internet. A few of his major contributions he’s made to the technology world are, but not limited to, the invention of RSS feeds, the conceptualization of the Creative Commons, and his involvement in the popular social news site Reddit.