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The Way the World Works: A Tuttle Twins Podcast for Families

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From the trusted team behind the Tuttle Twins books, join us as we tackle current events, hot topics, and fun ideas to help your family find clarity in a world full of confusion.

From the trusted team behind the Tuttle Twins books, join us as we tackle current events, hot topics, and fun ideas to help your family find clarity in a world full of confusion.

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United States

Description:

From the trusted team behind the Tuttle Twins books, join us as we tackle current events, hot topics, and fun ideas to help your family find clarity in a world full of confusion.

Language:

English


Episodes

385. What Is The IRS?

12/7/2022
Brittany and Ronni talk about why the Internal Revenue Service started, how it has expanded, and what's going on with the new Inflation Reduction Act.

Duration:00:16:09

384. What Are Some Great Books You Should Be Reading This Fall?

12/5/2022
There's so many great books out there; how do you know which ones to read? Brittany talks about some of the books she used to read in her classroom when she taught.

Duration:00:14:07

383. Who Is Viktor Frankl?

12/2/2022
Viktor Frankl was freed from a Nazi concentration camp. When he got out, he wrote a book about finding meaning in life, even in the worst situations.

Duration:00:15:57

382. What Is The World Economic Forum?

11/30/2022
There is a group of unelected and very powerful people who are trying to implement their plans for how they think the world economy should be ran. And their newest idea for a "Great Reset" might be their scariest idea yet.

Duration:00:16:46

381. What Happened in Hiroshima?

11/28/2022
Seventy-seven years ago, America dropped nuclear bombs on two cities in Japan killing civilians and showing the world what kind of destruction can be done with a push of a button.

Duration:00:16:26

380. Why Do Governments Ban Books?

11/25/2022
All throughout history governments have tried to ban books to control what the people were allowed to read. But why are governments so scared of letting the people read and think for themselves?

Duration:00:17:13

379. What Are Parallel Economies?

11/23/2022
When we go to the store, we take our money and exchange it for goods and services. That is how the US-economy works. But what if there were other economies where the government didn't have as much control, and "money" wasn't the only thing you could exchange for goods and services?

Duration:00:14:56

378. What Is Bartering?

11/21/2022
Have you ever traded something you have to a friend for something they have? You may not have known it, but this "bartering" is one of the oldest forms of exchanging value.

Duration:00:14:46

377. What Is "Franksgiving?"

11/18/2022
Every year, Thanksgiving falls on the fourth Thursday of November. But it wasn't always that way. In fact, for a brief time, America was split, celebrating Thanksgiving on two different days.

Duration:00:12:09

376. Why Doesn't Anyone Ever Trust the Kids?

11/16/2022
Have you ever noticed how in movies, the adults never trust or even listen to the kids? Why does this happen and why do so many adults have a hard time treating kids like regular people?

Duration:00:16:41

375. How Do We Save Kids From Public Schools?

11/14/2022
Today, Connor and Brittany speak with Rebecca Powers, who runs Live Free Academy. She'll talk to us about the importance of creating education alternatives to public school.

Duration:00:16:11

374. What Does the Story of the Emperor's New Clothes Mean?

11/11/2022
Ronni and Brittany talk about the story of the Emperor's New Clothes and how this relates to the abilty to question what's real in today's world.

Duration:00:12:34

373. How Has Climate Change Been Used to Scare Us?

11/9/2022
Climate change fears have been around for several decades, i.e. holes in the ozone layer, acid rain, global cooling, ice caps melting. But have any of these fears actually been realized?

Duration:00:13:04

372. How Do We Know That 2+2 Doesn't Equal 5?

11/7/2022
Ronni and Brittany talk about George Orwell's book 1984 and why shared language and fundamental truths such as 2+2=4 are so important to our world.

Duration:00:12:56

371. How Can Kids Protect the Environment?

11/4/2022
People always assume we need the government to implement policies to protect the enviornment. But their solutions always involve force. But kids are taking the lead and showing ways to protect the enviornment without force.

Duration:00:14:35

370. What Is Tolerance?

11/2/2022
It's important to be respectful of other people's beliefs, but how can you be respectful while still sticking to your priniciples.

Duration:00:12:43

369. Welcome Ronni Peck!

10/31/2022
The podcast gets a new cohost! Get to know Ronni Peck on this latest episode.

Duration:00:16:24

368. Who Was Helmuth Hübener?

10/28/2022
On today's episode, Connor and Brittany tell the story of a young boy who stood up against the Nazi government during WWII.

Duration:00:15:08

367. How Weak Are Property Rights?

10/26/2022
Property rights are the foundation of this country. But even though they are some of the most important rights we have, they sometimes get ignored.

Duration:00:15:46

366. What is a Militia?

10/24/2022
Before America became a country, community safety was left up to its members. This not only kept them safe from every day threats like theft, but helped them organize to defend themselves against the world's greatest superpower.

Duration:00:17:01