Essays that present multiple sides of a current issue.
Essays provide questions and materials for further thought and study and are accompanied by thousands of supporting articles from the world's top political and societal publications. The database provides 250+ topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point, counterpoint, and Critical Thinking Guide.
A weekly publication providing original in-depth analysis of the most current major and controversial issues of the day. Coverage: 1991 - present.
CQ Researcher is useful for research on major controversial topics of national and international scope. Each issue that is examined includes a 125-word summary, introduction to the issue, history of the issue, recent events surrounding the issue, where the issue is headed, issue timeline, statements from representatives of opposing positions, works cited, readings for further research, organizations concerned, and notes on sources. Users may browse through articles in the current issue or search for past articles using words, dates or other criteria.