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NYT - Room for Debate
The New York Times column that examines current controversial issues in depth.
A broad, unbiased examination of current policy issues like immigration, health care and education from non-profit, nonpartisan group Public Agenda.
Public Policy Issues and Groups
Vanderbilt University Library's massive list of policy issues and related websites
Statistics & Data
American Fact Finder
A search tool created by the U.S. Census Bureau to make data and stats more accessible.
CIA World Factbook
International statistics on history, government, economy, and more, as gathered by the CIA
Data - World Bank
Search for data to back up your talking points by topic - including international stats on poverty, labor, health, climate change, gender and more.
FactCheck provides well sourced unbiased fact checking.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
The OOH can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.
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