© 2015 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
International Trade

International Trade

Current Events & Pop Culture

Available to teachers only as part of the International Trade Teacher Pass

International Trade Teacher Pass includes:

  • Assignments & Activities
  • Reading Quizzes
  • Current Events & Pop Culture articles
  • Discussion & Essay Questions
  • Challenges & Opportunities
  • Related Readings in Literature & History

Sample of Current Events & Pop Culture

Greece and Why We Care

Greece’s current economic situation—high debt, high government pensions, high unemployment, that is—threaten to collapse Europe’s currency. Weinberg discusses why we care.

“Greece will eventually default on its debt because the country is highly indebted and the euro zone's approach towards saving it is the wrong one, Carl Weinberg, chief economist at High Frequency Economics, told CNBC Friday.”


Intro      Overview      Analysis      Just the Facts      Game      Best of the Web      Teaching