Assignment prompt: Teams will be tasked with taking either a pro or con stand on one of the following questions:
You can use the following databases to find scholarly articles on your research topics as well as news stories and magazine articles.
Very contemporary topics may not be covered extensively in academic sources. You can try the think tank resources below. Additionally, you can look look for coverage in other online news sources. Just be sure to evaluate those sources carefully! Try this excellent Fake News Cheat Sheet.
What is a think tank?
Think tanks are research institutions, often affiliated with universities, foundations, advocacy groups or NGOs, that generate policy research and analysis. Some are non-partisan, while many others are informed by particular ideological viewspoints.
Think Tank Resources:
Selected American Think Tanks: