About Global Issues in Context
Balanced information on crucial international issues and news headlines.
This resource ties together a variety of sources to present a rich analysis of global issues including:
- Perspectives on issues and events drawn from editorials, feature articles and analyses from media sources across the globe;
- Multimedia — videos, interactive maps, images, podcasts, links to websites and audio for every article;
- Over 90 reference titles to supplement each topic;
- More than 400 newspapers, magazines and full text journals;
- Statistics: interactive and static graphs, tables, and charts;
- Primary sources — access to personal narratives, interviews and testimony from notable figures.
This resource focuses on broad issues — war, genocide, terrorism, poverty, globalization, world trade, and global warming. It also tracks specific events in the news that are related to these broader issues, such as regional conflicts, product safety, sectarian violence and changing weather patterns across the globe.