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What Do People Think?
Polls and opinion pieces can help you find out what other people think about issues. Use the resources at the right to find this type of information.
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Pew Research Center
Non-partisan research and opinion polls on a variety of issues. Also provides detailed analysis of demographic differences related to public opinions.
Points of View Reference Center
Points of View Reference Center contains 400 topics, each with an overview (objective background / description), point (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument). Each topic features a Guide to Critical Analysis which helps the reader evaluate the controversy and enhances students’ ability to read critically, develop their own perspective on the issues, and write or debate an effective argument on the topic
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center provides intelligent, thoughtfully worded discussion centering on the key issues of our time, such as genetic engineering, environmental policy, prejudice, abortion, health care reform, and media violence.
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