May 2020 Theory of Knowledge (TOK) Essay Prescribed Title #6 RLE – Tokyo Olympics and U.S. military in Japan

“Before the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, the United States returned to Japan land for the Washington Heights military housing area in central Tokyo. For this year’s Olympic Games, Japanese officials have again sought U.S. cooperation, saying concessions would help improve the U.S. military’s public image, which has been marred by crimes Read more…

May 2020 Theory of Knowledge (TOK) Essay Prescribed Title #5 RLE – Germans protest against Tesla gigafactory

“Around 250 Germans on Saturday protested in the outskirts of Berlin where electric car startup Tesla is planning to build a gigafactory, saying its construction will endanger water supply and wildlife in the area.” https://uk.reuters.com/article/us-tesla-gigafactory-germany-protests/youre-stealing-our-water-germans-protest-against-tesla-gigafactory-idUKKBN1ZH0KM?utm_source=reddit.com Many RLEs that have some disagreement / protest etc. can work well for May 2020 Read more…

May 2020 Theory of Knowledge (TOK) Essay Prescribed Title #3 RLE – Carlos Ghosn and Nissan

“Ousted former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn has said the future of the Japanese car giant is in doubt. Mr Ghosn told the BBC that the struggling firm’s results and the drop in its share price worried him. ” https://www.bbc.com/news/business-51064599 Carlos Ghosn’s personal circumstances certainly affect how seriously his views (i.e. Read more…

May 2020 Theory of Knowledge (TOK) Essay Prescribed Title #2 RLE – Indigenous man put in handcuffs

“Maxwell Johnson and his 12-year-old granddaughter were handcuffed in front of a Bank of Montreal in Vancouver while trying to open up an account on Dec. 20. He believes the employee might have been suspicious because he had $30,000 in his account — an amount he and every other member of the Heiltsuk nation received Read more…