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Focusing on frequently debated contemporary topics, this cross-curricular research database supports social studies and current events. Informed, differing views help learners develop critical-thinking skills and draw their own conclusions.
It's a rich resource for debaters and includes pro/con viewpoints, reference articles, interactive maps, infographics, and more. Periodical content covers current events, news and commentary, economics, environmental issues, political science, and more.
A sample of topics includes consumer debt, politics and media, criminal justice, outsourcing, population growth, domestic surveillance, sharing economy, espionage and intelligence, US economy, terrorism, wage discrimination, World Trade Organization, world economy, immigration, teen suicide, eating disorders, poverty, and more.