November 2020 TOK Essay Prescribed Title #4 RLE – Wilderness survival TV show

Article: History Leaves 10 Survivalists ‘Alone’ For Summer “10 survivalists are left in the Vancouver Island wilderness and have to survive using what they’ve been able to stuff into a backpack. At stake is $500,000 awarded to the person who lasts the longest.” https://deadline.com/2015/04/alone-survival-series-history-channel-1201410410/ There are a large number of different Read more…

November 2020 TOK Essay Prescribed Title #1 RLE – Japanese traditional comedy (rakugo)

Article: Canadian rakugo performer enjoys extended theater run in New York “NEW YORK–“Rakugo” comic storyteller Katsura Sunshine is confident the centuries-old form of verbal entertainment can make the whole world laugh. The 50-year-old Canada-born thespian has settled in for a long run at an off-Broadway theater, performing his “Kamigata” (Osaka-style) Read more…

November 2020 TOK Essay Prescribed Title #2 RLE – Photographer of China’s cultural revolution

Article: Li Zhensheng: Photographer of China’s cultural revolution https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-53174079 Li Zhensheng realized that he could photograph the Chinese Cultural Revolution if he pretended to take the role of a state-friendly photographer. As a result, he was able to take thousands of sensitive photographs of the Cultural Revolution that he would Read more…