Political Science: International and Recent Events
Current and Recent Events
- Al-Jazeera The best news source for the Arab speaking world, it has now expanded to a worldwide presence. Al_Jazeera covers many stories not reported by US media. In English.
- FactCheck.org Did that politician tell me a lie? From the Annenberg Foundation.
Other Good Sources
Amnesty International's "State of the World's Human Rights" for 2016-2017 (Released Feb 2018) Looks at 159 countries to see how human rights are protected or abused.
International Newspapers and Videos of Foreign Lands
- The Films on Demand streaming video collection of movies about various countries and situations in the world. Frequently updated.
Lake Karumbar in Pakistan
Magazine and Scholarly (Peer-reviewed) Article Collections
- Academic Search Premier This link opens in a new windowFull text for more than 4,500 scholarly social sciences, humanities, general science, education and multi-cultural journals. 3,700 are peer-reviewed.
- New York Times (Articles Only) This link opens in a new windowFull text searchable content from nytimes.com and New York Times blogs from 1980 to the present.
- US Major Dailies This link opens in a new windowFull text newspapers from five U.S. national and regional newspapers: New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, and the Chicago Tribune
- Ethnic Newswatch This link opens in a new windowFull text newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic minority and native press. Provides a rich collection of articles, editorials, and reviews with a broad diversity of perspectives and viewpoints. Also a good source of ethnic recipes. Coverage is from 1980 to the present. View the Ethnic NewsWatch handout
- Alt-PressWatch This link opens in a new windowA full text collection of newspapers, magazines and journals of the alternative and independent press. View the Alt-Press Watch handout.
- JSTOR This link opens in a new windowFull text of over 1000 scholarly journals in the arts and sciences, from their earliest issues up to 3-5 years ago. Does not include current issues of the journals. Video tutorials are available.