Craig Wiesner, co-founder of Reach And Teach, recently recorded this perspective for KQED Radio (local National Public Radio station).
Click Craig to here the perspective
Reach And Teach is partnered with United for A Fair Economy, helping to put a comprehensive set of lesson plans for high school teachers onto the web. The curriculum, created by Tamara Sober, has been used by hundreds of teachers across the United States plus individual lessons have been used in a wide variety of events.
Check some of the lessons out in their animated form at http://www.teachingeconomics.org