Current Issues and Controversies - Start Here

Two Major Databases

Logo for CQ ResearcherCQ Researcher

  • Original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news.
  • Reports are published in print and online 44 times a year.
  • Each report includes: an introductory overview, which includes three pro-con debates; a background and chronology on the topic; an assessment of the current situation; tables and maps; a pro/con debate by representatives of opposing positions; and bibliographies of key sources. 

Logo for Opposing Viewpoints in ContextOpposing Viewpoints in Context

  • Searches hundreds of sources for current topics.
  • Includes images, statistics, audio, and video files.