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Controversial Issues: Topic Ideas

Ideas for hot or controversial topics to write about for classes.

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The following sites can help you choose a topic you're really interested in researching. 



  • Abortion
  • Alternate Energy
  • Bullying and Cyber Bullying
  • Climate Change/Global Warming
  • Cost of Higher Education
  • Economy
  • Education and Standardized Testing
  • Ethics and Animal Rights
  • Ethics and Human Rights
  • Gay Marriage
  • Globalization
  • Gun Control/Gun Violence/Violence
  • Health Care
  • Immigration
  • International Affairs
  • Internet and Media
  • Marijuana
  • Obesity
  • Politics
  • Privacy
  • Race and Ethnicity
  • Religion and Religious Conflicts
  • Science and Technology
  • Steroids
  • Teen Sex and Teen Pregnancy
  • U.S. Foreign Policy

10 Controversial Essay Topics for 2016