University of Washington

Summer A Term 2013

Monday, April 8, 2013

Here is the official European Union site with lots of learning tools, graphics, and interactive pages:

European Union

Also, check out this piece just out today. It is relevant to our discussion (unemployment and pensions related to immigration reform debate):

Is Retirement Security Tied to Immigration?

Guest Workers are at Crux of Groups' Deal on Immigration

Sunday, April 7, 2013

Week 2 Topics: Eurozone Crisis and Current events: Germany and Spain
Discussion topics related to readings:

-Causes of unemployment
-EU and state policy
-Demographics and generational conflict

Note: Blog Post due on April 8 (short reflection for each reading w/ a discussion question or observation)