Issues


  • Human Rights
  • Politics
    • Election manipulation
      • Failures of electronic voting machines
      • Failure of electronic vote counting machines
      • Improperly purged voter registrations
      • Voter registration district swapping
      • Unnecessarily burdensome voter identification requirements
      • Severely under-served polling places.
        • Not enough paper ballots
        • Polling place opening late
        • Broken or missing equipment.
        • Poll workers called and told they were not needed.
      • False and malicious political advertising
      • Redistricting
      • Hoarding media by buying up remaining advertising space. Crowding out the political messaging of lesser financed political campaigns.
      • Improper or poor political campaign consultation.
        • Democrat candidates distancing themselves from President Obama lose the mid-term 2014 election.
      • Petty rules for political debates.
      • Obstruction of third party or independent candidates from debates.
    • Civic Apathy
      • Elections are held on a week day when most people are working
      • Schools made Civics an elective course instead a requirement
    • Political Gaming
      • Packing the Supreme Court with politically partial judges.
      • Republicans vowing to block and disrupt the President on everything, even at the expense of the people.
      • Distracting the people with false or misleading messages about public policy.
      • Passing legislation in the dark of night.
      • Adding malicious riders to bills in order to force a down vote or a veto on what might otherwise be a good law.
      • Theatrical hyperbolic hearings that result in nothing
        • Benghazi
        • IRS
        • Banking Crisis
  • Environment
    • Paving over rich agricultural land in favor of retail development.
    • Groundwater Contamination
    • Air Quality
    • Climate Change / Global Warming
      • Disappearing mountain glaciers which supply water to billions of people
      • Drought
      • Rising Water Levels
      • Methane out-gassing from melting permafrost.
      • Invasive species migration north from warmer climates.
      • Denser atmospheric moisture 
        • Re-directing upper atmosphere jet streams.
          • Freezing Arctic air forced down into sub-tropical zones, destroying the fruit industry and bursting un-insulated water pipes.
        • Increasing frequency and intensity of severe storms
          • Hurricane and tornado frequency and intensity
          • Snow
          • Flooding
          • Increasing lightning strikes causing more forest fires.
          • Increased fertilizer run-off into lakes, creating toxic algae plumes and "dead zones" where oxygen is consumed, killing fish and other life.
        • Fog increases, causing more traffic accidents, delaying flights.
      • Acidification of oceans, destroying the food chain.
    • Bee colony collapse
      • Food crops unable to pollinate will not produce.
  • Economics
    • Labor
    • Resources
      • Water
        • Glacier depletion in Tibet and other Asian highlands
        • Permanent jet-stream re-routing due to climate change, causing drought in some areas and flooding in others.
        • Dangerous algae plumes in lakes and oceans due to warming water environments.
        • Contamination
          • Hydraulic fracturing
          • Pharmaceutical remnants from inadequate water treatment
          • Agricultural runoff
      • Food
        • Commercial fishing off the coast of Somalia depleted Somalia's main food supply, causing many to turn to piracy for survival.
        • Foreign commercial fishing vessel crews assassinate local fisherman.
      • Energy
        • Fossil fuel lobby working against clean and renewable alternatives
        • The accumulation of nuclear waste
        • Alternative energy technology patents and research sequestered by fossil fuel industry.
      • Raw Materials
        • How truly limited are resources?
    • Capital
      • Wall Street
        • Electronic high speed trade advantage
        • Rigging the foreign currency exchange rates
        • Securitizing bad loans and selling them to union pension funds.
        • Skimming exorbitant fees from retirement accounts for fund manager bonuses.
        • Politicians getting security clearance privileges allowing access to proprietary business information for share trading advantages.
          • Blind trusts invested in military contractors.
        • Hoarding currency.
        • Tax evasion.
    • Population
    • Authority
  • Society
    • Gentrification
      • Predatory Lending
        • Saturation in lower-middle income and poor neighborhoods.
        • Municipal, county and state lawmakers who propose relaxing regulations.
        • Payday lenders, title lenders, pawn shops, etc.
      • Airline seating
      • Roadway lane designation
      • Cost of public transportation
      • Fees and fines punitive to the poor.
      • Gentrified civil engineering of city roads and sidewalks.
      • The isolation of affordable housing.
    • Discrimination
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