NewsBank's Special focus on topics of current interest. They include content from sources throughout the world to provide a global perspective, current and background information, statistics, maps, images, websites, and suggested search terms.
Covers contemporary social issues and provides articles, primary source documents, court-case overviews, statistical data, images, and podcasts that help students explore issues from multiple perspectives.
The Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan research organization which conducts social science research on issues, attitudes, and trends shaping the world. Areas of research interest include U.S. politics, media & news, social trends, religion, internet & tech, science, Hispanics, and global topics.
ProCon.org provides statements for and against 50+ controversial issues. Issues can be browsed by category or searched. The intent of ProCon.org is to present controversial issues in a nonpartisan way. Donors to ProCon.org are made public.