Discussion Question: One reason why Germany's economy is in a better position is because of the government's "short work" policy. Do you think reducing working hours (rather than laying people off) is a good solution for unemployment?
The mining disaster in China did not receive very much media attention compared to the Chilean mine story. Why do you think this is?
Discussion Question: Has the world forgotten about the people suffering in Haiti? What can the average person do to help victims of a natural disaster?
Discussion Question: A week after the birth of her twins, Celine Dion still had not named her babies. She finally named one Nelson after Nelson Mandela and one Eddy after French songwriter, Eddy Marnay. Is it common for people in your country to name babies before they are born? Does it make more sense to see a baby before naming him or her?