November 2020 TOK Essay Prescribed Title #3 RLE – forced Uighur labour in China

Article: Apple and Nike urged to cut ‘China Uighur ties’ “Corporate giants including Nike face growing calls to cut ties with suppliers alleged to be using “forced labour” from China’s Uighur people. Activists have launched a campaign accusing firms of “bolstering and benefiting” from exploitation of the Muslim minority group. The US Read more…

November 2020 TOK Essay Prescribed Title #3 RLE – graphic novel adaptation

Article: “How Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale became a vivid graphic novel” https://www.macleans.ca/culture/books/how-margaret-atwoods-the-handmaids-tale-became-a-vivid-graphic-novel/ Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale has fairly recently been republished in the form of a graphic novel. The language of the quite dense novel has been pared down to a fraction of the original. The “What if” Read more…

November 2020 TOK Essay Prescribed Title #3 RLE – Ainu (Japan)

Article: “Japan’s forgotten indigenous people” http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20200519-japans-forgotten-indigenous-people The article give an account of the mistreatment of the Ainu people of northern Japan. In this RLE the “ourselves” in November 2020 TOK Essay Prescribed Title #3 could be viewed as the perspective of the dominant non-Ainu Japanese population who were responsible for Read more…