Also posted elsewhere on these pages - here's a top 10 list of resources readily primed for advanced level learners concerned about what is looking like an apocalyptic & dystopian new world order!
The links were used to good effect in the classroom at a British school in Valencia & should then translate to being engaging primers for debates in EFL settings including flipped classroom models.
"For now here´s my lastest top 10 of links, many of which were a hit with the students this year despite (or because of) the challenge inherent in the content:
We have, of course, a moral duty to share & to challenge ignorance & arrogance wherever we find it....
Some top Ethics short links for summer (& thereafter) viewing
Index of Ignorance Quiz by country
(diagnose your own politics in Spain, UK, the States etc)
Mohammad Ali on White Jesus & White everything
Changing the World - One Word at a Time (Poetry Slam)
West Wing - President Bartlet verses Dr Jacobs on Fundamentalism
Newsroom - American isn´t the Greatest Country Anymore (profanity warning!)
LGBT Youtubers on the stark challenge of "coming out" (again some strong language)
How Donald Trump Answers a Question (the call for the banning of Muslims from entering the country & the dumbing down of the message with reference to the Flesch Kincaid literacy index)
David Bowie - a Fantastic long interview from 2003. On spirituality & trying to find answers in religion, the cheery recurring themes in his writing - terror, fear, isolation, abandonment. In later life honing it down to the big questions of - "what are we supposed to be doing here, how long have you got? And who is going to look after my family when I’m not around? You only draw blanks at the end anyway".
Goodnight & Good luck - Ed Murrow (on the responsibilities of mass media)
Long but classic debate: Atheists vs Christians (Catholics) - Christopher Hitchens & Stephen Fry vs Archbishop John Onaiyekan & Ann Widdecombe