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Issues & Controversies Overview

Issues & Controversies includes politics, government, business, society, education, and popular culture

This great resource offers in-depth articles—each presenting both sides of an issue clearly, coherently, and without bias—made to inspire thought-provoking debates. 

Here are some of the resources included in this database:

  • Pro/Con Articles

  • Bill of Rights in Debates

  • Court Cases

  • Debate Videos

  • Editorial Cartoons

Getting Started with Issues & Controversies

The video below is a little over 5 minutes and shows you how to get started using Issues & Controversies, as well as it's many features which includes help with research:



Learn more about Issues & Controversies