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Research-Based Argument: Proposing Steps to Deal with a Controversial Issue: Home
Covers today’s social issues by bringing together resources including pro-con viewpoint articles, topic overviews, primary source documents, biographies of social activists and reformers, court-case overviews, profiles of federal agencies and special interest groups.
Opposing Viewpoints In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.
Issues & Controversies explores and analyzes hundreds of topics in politics, business, government, crime, law, energy, education, health, family, science, foreign policy, race, rights, society, and culture. Updated weekly, with a wire-service newsfeed providing the latest headline stories, Issues & Controversies offers in-depth articles designed to inspire thought-provoking debates and research papers
Gale General OneFile allows researchers to find the information they want quickly. Included in General OneFile are reference, newspaper, and audio content that complements the resource's robust collection of magazines and journals.
Gale in Context High School offers current and authoritative information to meet the needs of today's learners with a mobile-responsive design that is easy to navigate.
Users can access news content including full-text newspapers and periodicals like The Economist, The New York Times, National Geographic, Newsweek, Popular Science, Smithsonian, and more
From the publisher: "The articles on News for You are based on reports from The Associated Press and The Washington Post news services. All content is thoroughly reviewed by adult education professionals and editors to ensure accuracy, low-level readability, and appropriateness."
Issues Currently Affecting U.S. Society
What steps, if any, should be taken to further control gun ownership in the US?
What steps, if any, should be taken to protect the status and futures of “Dreamers” in the US?
What steps, if any, should be taken to assure equity in college admissions or in the workplace?
What steps, if any, should be taken to further control electronic surveillance in the US?
What steps, if any, should be taken by the US to further control climate change?
What steps, if any, should be taken to protect diversity in life-styles (such as same sex marriage)?
What steps, if any, should be taken to further control racial profiling by the police?
What steps, if any, should be taken to reinstate voting rights to those convicted of felonies?
Should religious activities continue to be allowed in public schools
Should the American military intervene in instances of genocide and/or war crimes, even if the violence is not a threat to citizens on our soil?
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FactCheck is a nonpartisan, nonprofit “consumer advocate” for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics. We monitor the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews and news releases. Our goal is to apply the best practices of both journalism and scholarship, and to increase public knowledge and understanding.