May 2020 Theory of Knowledge (TOK) Essay Prescribed Title #2 RLE – Australian police and Aboriginal children (BBC)

“Australia’s New South Wales police have disproportionately targeted Aboriginal children under a repeat offender monitoring scheme, a report has said. The Law Enforcement Conduct Commission (LECC) looked into the cases of 429 children in 2016-18 under the Suspect Target Management Plan (STMP). It found that 72% of the children, aged Read more…

May 2020 Theory of Knowledge (TOK) Essay Prescribed Title #1 RLE – CBC article on #MeToo movement

CBC Headline: “#MeToo movement has been a ‘net positive’ in Canadian workplaces” “High-profile sexual harassment cases have spurred Canadian employers to do more to prevent abuse in workplaces, but there’s still a long way to go, experts say.” https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/metoo-weinstein-canadian-workplaces-1.5439147 There are many RLEs in the MeToo movement with a direct Read more…

May 2020 Theory of Knowledge (TOK) Essay Prescribed Title #1 RLE – Pakistani activist protests military human rights abuses

“The man leading protests accusing Pakistan’s army of human rights abuses has been arrested for alleged criminal conspiracy and sedition. Manzoor Pashteen was taken into custody in Peshawar along with nine others from his Pashtun Protection Movement.” https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-51262639 Manzoor Pashteen has taken a number of steps far beyond seeing “what Read more…

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…