home » do your homework » current events & social issues

Current Events & Social Issues

Databases    

CQ Researcher
Reports address the most current and controversial issues of the day with detailed discussions of the various sides of the issues, summaries, bibliographies, and links to related stories. Pro/Con section presents opposing sides of an issue. Content goes back to 1991. more info.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Social issues covered by pro/con viewpoint essays, topic overviews, primary source documents, biographies, court-case overviews, periodical articles, statistical tables, charts and graphs, images, and podcasts. more info.

Points of View Reference Center
Essays on controversial topics that present multiple sides of a current issue. Offers questions and materials for further thought. more info.

 

Websites

Pew Research Center 
Trends, statistics and polls on topics such as Internet and technology, immigration, news media, politics and elections, religion and social trends.
http://pewresearch.org/

ProCon.org 
Presents pro and con information about timely controversial issues in a balanced, comprehensive, straightforward format....more
http://www.procon.org/

Teen Kids News 
The latest news as it concerns you. Presented as a weekly 30-minute show, Teen Kids News has all young reporters bringin...more
http://www.teenkidsnews.com/

Search the Opinions of the U.S. Supreme Court 
Supreme Court decisions since 1991, plus landmark cases in history. Information is from the Legal Information Institute ...more
http://supct.law.cornell.edu/supct/
search/search.html


World Food Programme 
Get involved feeding the hungry and learning what other teens are doing to fight this problem.
http://www.wfp.org/students-and-tea
chers#


Show all websites
Last updated: Apr. 4, 2012
This page maintained by Mechelle F.

 
ASK US

 
MORE INFORMATION
•Databases vs. Websites
•Connecting to Library Databases
 
NEW TOPIC
hcl mobile app
hclib
mobile
app
Facebook Twitter Tumblr YouTube Vimeo Flickr Federal Depository Library Federal
Depository
Library
Hennepin County Government Hennepin
County
Government
© 2014  Hennepin County Library12601 Ridgedale Drive, Minnetonka, MN 55305 Comments and Feedback    |    RSS