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America From Scratch

Should the U.S. require half of its government to be female?

Women make up about half of the U.S. population. But Congress is only 20 percent women, and the U.S. lags behind more than 100 other countries when it comes to gender parity in government. Research has shown that women legislate differently, focusing on issues and proposing bills that male lawmakers typically don't.

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Do We Elect Narcissistic Leaders?

What would happen if we selected our leaders randomly, like we select jurors?
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Should Shelter Be a Right?

Should we ensure life, liberty, and shelter for all citizens?
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What if Protesting Was Illegal?

What if Protesting Was Illegal?
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Should We Pay People to Move to Mars?

How long until people are living on Mars, and how will we convince them to go there?
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Should the USA Build a Wall on BOTH of its Borders?

The Mexican border has dominated headlines, but what about our border with Canada?
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Should we police our police?

Should we raise the national standard for when police can use lethal force?
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Should we have more than 2 major political parties?

If we made “America From Scratch” today, would we outlaw political parties or add more?
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Should we make voting mandatory?

If we made “America From Scratch” today, would we have compulsory voting?
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Should we have mandatory military service?

If we made “America From Scratch” today, would we have a national conscription?
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Should we elect our Supreme Court Justices?

If we started America from scratch today, would we elect our Supreme Court justices?
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