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Economic Inequality

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It is becoming ever more obvious that income and wealth inequality exists in the United States, and

Education: Factors impacting on Quality

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The goal of education is to provide for an informed electorate, and allow individuals to be successf

Education: Improvement

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One of the major issues facing our cities, counties, states and nation is the quality of the educ

Election Reform

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There are a wide range of topics dealing with voting, such as who has the right to vote, voter regis

Employment and Jobs

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There is a need to increase employment opportunities across the United States

Energy: Safety of Energy Production

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Energy production can entail risks to the ecology of a local or even larger area. This includes a

Family Issues

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The position of the Forum is that there is a need in the United States to support and encourage the

Foreign Relations: Russia

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Russia has a long and storied history. It has the potential to become a great nation in the world

Government Function - U.S. Congress

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The citizens of our country today have little regard for the performance of the U.S. Congress. Re

Government Function: Federal Agencies

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The people of the United States, for many different and often opposing reasons, continue to find

Government Function: State

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Within any state or territory, citizens often express dismay at the performance of their governme

Government Waste

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There are many areas in which the waste of available funds, personnel and equipment resource

Gun and Weapon Control

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It is the position of the NewUSA Issues Forum™ that no one has the right to threaten, harm, di

Health: Tobacco Products

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One of the most significant public health concerns in the United States is the ongoing avail

Home Ownership

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Home ownership is one of the most important investments that most americans can make. It allows for

Infrastructure Funding

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Includes topics related to who pays, and how to pay, for needed new infrastructure, and the repai

Infrastructure Needs

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Topics include identification of national, regional, state and local infrastructure needs, and means

Intolerance

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One of the major problems that we need to deal with, if we want a fair and just society in our count

National Debt

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Person Issues: Children

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The future of our country doesn't depend only on the actions of adults on behalf of ourselves, adult

Philosophy of the Forum

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To encourage individuals, families, organizations and communities to be respectful, financia

Profit-Share

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Profit-Share is a concept, which may appear to be altruistic, but in the long term may be of bene

Public Safety

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The Issue area of Public Safety encompasses a wide array of Topic Areas. These include (and are n

Racism

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Racism is not genetically inherited. It is way of thinking, and unfortunately (consciously or uncons

Re-establishing Community

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One of the problems recognized by this Forum is the decline of local "Community" in the

Taxation: Federal - Alternative Policies

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It is the specific purpose of this Issue area to discuss different possible types of national tax

Taxation: Federal - Current Policy and Practice

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It is the purpose of this topic area to specify different areas of current tax policy and their r

Taxation: Federal- Avoidance of Payment

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Taxation at the federal level is presumably for the purpose of covering the cost of those nationa

Terrorism: Prevention

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The threat of international and home grown terrorism is increasing continuously. There is a need

Transportation: Air and Airlines

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Air Transportation is important nationally and internationally. There are many ways in which it can

Values

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The word "Values" has been used by many persons and organizations, in many contexts, wi

Violence and its Prevention

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A problem that we face as a nation is violence i

Voting

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See Multiple Topics Under Issue of "Election Reform"

Workman's Compensation System

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The availability of Workman's Compensation is of considerable importance to persons who are injured

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