Unfortunately, this week we’ve seen a lot of political violence in the news. They’re hard topics to research and discuss, but understanding the issues is important to understanding world politics and our place in it. Political Violence @ a Glance is a very good place to start. It’s a blog devoted to summarizing and analyzing current topics in political science and “violence and its alternatives”. The contributors are political scientists and professors of political science from all over the world.
Categories include a very useful “Would Someone Explain This?” section:
There is also a list of book and movie recommendations if you want to learn more about these global issues in English.