The Center for Learning and Teaching Newsletter Teaching News

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Center for Learning and Teaching (CLT)

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New Chalk Talk

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Almost all the problems we now face are collective problems: bigger-than-self-problems that require both collective and global understanding: global warming; decent trade regulations; the protection of the environment and animal species; the future of nuclear energy and the dangers of nuclear weapons; the movement of labour and the establishment of decent labour standards; the protection of children from trafficking, sexual abuse, and forced labour. Such problems can only truly be addressed through multilateral discussions.