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Should Soda Be Taxed?

Do Now | November 11, 2014 | 112 Comments

Should Soda Be Taxed?

Soda, while sweet and inexpensive, may not be worth drinking. Sugary drinks can have many negative health effects, including a 26% greater risk of type 2 diabetes for regular soda drinkers (one to two cans per day). Should soda and other sugary drinks be taxed for health reasons? Why or why not?

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Do Now #52: The Fiscal Cliff

Do Now | December 10, 2012 | 26 Comments

Do Now #52: The Fiscal Cliff

To respond to the Do Now, you can comment below or tweet your response. Be sure to begin your tweet with @KQEDEdspace and end it with #KQEDDoNow For more info on how to use Twitter, click here. Do Now Should the wealthiest Americans pay more taxes to help fix our Federal deficit? Introduction You may […]

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Do Now Round Up: Soda Tax

Do Now Round-Ups | October 29, 2012 | 2 Comments

Do Now Round Up: Soda Tax

In the Bay Area city of Richmond, there is a Soda Tax campaign in full swing. Supporters of the campaign have created art to represent their stance on Measure N, including the mural pictured above. Students have mixed reviews. Scroll down below to read their thoughts from last week’s Do Now activity.

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Do Now #36: The “Nanny State” – Nurture or Nuisance?

Do Now | June 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

Do Now #36: The “Nanny State” – Nurture or Nuisance?

To respond to the Do Now, you can comment below or tweet your response. Be sure to begin your tweet with @KQEDEdspace and end it with #KQEDDoNow For more info on how to use Twitter, click here. Do Now The “Nanny State” refers to either a protective, caring government OR a government that interferes in […]

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Do Now #15: Deal with Debt

Do Now | January 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Do Now #15: Deal with Debt

To respond to the Do Now, you can comment below or tweet your response. Be sure to begin your tweet with @KQEDedspace and end it with #KQEDDoNow For more info on how to use Twitter, click here. Do Now What should Congress do about our national debt? Should the pain fall on the wealthiest Americans […]

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