- Stasis theory activity (pdf)
- CQ Researcher - Current events and issues organized by topic. Try using the "browse reports" feature to get your research started right.
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- JSTOR - A full-text search engine for scholarly journals. Articles in JSTOR are always peer-reviewed, but may not include those published within the last 2 to 5 years.
- LexisNexis Academic - Primary source of newspaper articles, including Washington Post and New York Times.
- Google Scholar - A branch of Google that allows you to search for open access (free) articles.
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