Proquest - Using the power of The New York Times, investigate your topic.

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Infobase Modern World History - A simple search for the regime will result in articles connected to their human rights record, government policies, and other vital information.

Choose a fear that could cause a dystopia. Research that fear.

Fear of Technology?
Adams, R.L. “Is Artificial Intelligence Dangerous?” //Forbes//, Forbes Magazine, 16 Apr. 2016,

Metz, Cade. “Good News: A.I. Is Getting Cheaper. That's Also Bad News.” The New York Times, The New York Times, 21 Feb. 2018,

Dowd, Maureen. “Elon Musk's Billion-Dollar Crusade to Stop the A.I. Apocalypse.” The Hive, Vanity Fair, 26 May 2017,

Fear of Environment?
Wallace-Wells, David. “When Will the Planet Be Too Hot for Humans? Much, Much Sooner Than You Imagine.” //New York Magazine//, 10 July 2017,

Alex, Bridget. “Something Stirs: What Will Happen as Permafrost Thaws?” //Discover Magazine//, 15 May 2018,

Fear of the Government/Society?
Boissoneault, Lorraine. “In 2014, Americans Feared Walking Alone at Night. Now They're Worried about Government Corruption.” //, Smithsonian Institution, 20 Oct. 2017,

Siddiquee, Imran. “The Topics Dystopian Films Won't Touch.” //The Atlantic//, Atlantic Media Company, 19 Nov. 2014,

Toro, Francisco. “Even Winning Venezuela's Flawed 'Election' Won't Make Maduro's Grip on Power Safe.” //The Washington Post//, WP Company, 16 May 2018,

Gall, Carlotta. “Erdogan's Next Target as He Restricts Turkey's Democracy: The Internet.”//The New York Times//, The New York Times, 4 Mar. 2018,

Class warfare (haves vs have nots)
Stewart, Matthew. “The 9.9 Percent Is the New American Aristocracy.” //The Atlantic//, Atlantic Media Company, 16 May 2018,

Georgescu, Peter. “Employees Pay The Price For Three Decades Of Income Inequality.” Forbes, Forbes Magazine, 20 Apr. 2018,

Reliance on Technology
Cellan-Jones, Rory. “Is It Dangerous for Humans to Depend on Computers?” BBC News, BBC, 5 June 2017,

LaMotte, Sandee. “Smartphone Addiction Could Be Changing Your Brain.” CNN, Cable News Network, 1 Dec. 2017,

Government Overreach and Privacy / Obsession with Security
Foxx, Chris. “Face Recognition Police Tools 'Staggeringly Inaccurate'.” //BBC News//, BBC, 15 May 2018,

Cawley, Conor. “Facial Recognition and the Disappearing Right to Be Faceless.” //TechCo//, TechCo, 15 May 2018,

Genetic Engineering
Court, Emma. “Can Gene Therapy Make You Super-Strong like Jessica Jones? Yes - but It's Complicated.” //MarketWatch//, MarketWatch, 17 May 2018,

Baumgaertner, Emily. “As D.I.Y. Gene Editing Gains Popularity, 'Someone Is Going to Get Hurt'.” //The New York Times//, The New York Times, 14 May 2018,

Oppression of Women
Hatam, Nassim. “Iranian Women Threw off the Hijab - What Happened next?” //BBC News//, BBC, 19 May 2018,

Amos, Deborah. “Arrests Of Saudi Women's Rights Activists 'Point To The Limits Of Change'.” //NPR//, National Public Radio, 22 May 2018,

Theocratic Control by the Government
Thampu, Valson. “Even God Is Misused by a Theocracy.” //The New Indian Express//, New Indian Express,