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Above the Noise, a YouTube series for teens, cuts through the hype and dives deep into the research behind the issues affecting their daily lives. The series investigates controversial subject matter to help young viewers draw their own informed conclusions, while inspiring media literacy and civic engagement. FOR EDUCATORS: Join us on KQED Learn where you'll find free lesson plans and transcripts for each Above the Noise episode — and a safe space for students to practice civic discourse, arguing from evidence and media-media making.  Learn more about our partnerships and funders.

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Why Do We Still Work 40 Hours a Week?

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Inflation Hurts. What Are Potential Solutions?

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What Is Inflation and What Causes It?

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Why Are Gender Pronouns So Controversial?

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Land Back: The Indigenous Fight to Reclaim Stolen Lands

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How Much Do Social Media Algorithms Influence Your Worldview?

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How Does Cancel Culture Impact Students?

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What Happens If You Take ADHD Drugs (But You Don’t Have ADHD?)

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The Secret Economy of Conspiracy Theories

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