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Current reports on contemporary issues with comprehensive, nonpartisan analysis. Features pro and con arguments by experts. Coverage begins in 1991.

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Look to the left side bar for Current Events, which includes Hot Topics with suggested search terms, and a list of Special Reports, which focus on topics of current interest, with links to full-text articles.

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Opposing Viewpoints in Context presents viewpoint essays, topic overviews, news articles and primary source documents on social issues of current interest such as Offshore Drilling, Climate Change, Health Care, Immigration, Gun Control, Genetic Engineering, Censorship, Endangered Species, and Terrorism.  Brings together viewpoint articles, overviews, statistics, biographies of social activists, court cases, profiles of government agencies and special interest groups, newspaper and magazine articles. Links to more than 1,800 web sites.