Category Archives: r/PoliticalDiscussion

From what I read, there’s a School of Thought where the Child Welfare System is too punitive and adversarial to families like disproportionately targeting disadvantaged families like poor families and not going so far to help families like inpatient residential treatment, family preservation and poverty relief (like offering child care and help with housing) instead […]

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Universal Catastrophic Coverage, or UCC, is, in essence, a conservative healthcare plan aimed at addressing some of the most egregious flaws in the US healthcare system. https://www.vox.com/the-big-idea/2017/7/12/15955782/health-care-senate-conservative-ideas-universal-catastrophic-coverage Just 5% of the population accounts for 50% of the spending on healthcare. These individuals have serious chronic illnesses that require ongoing medical intervention. This is where UCC […]

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Keep it Clean. Today, the House Intelligence Committee released a report concluding that President Trump attempted to solicit foreign interference for his reelection campaign through the power of his office. This report will be delivered to the House Judiciary Committee, which will consider articles of impeachment based on the Intelligence Committee’s findings. Please use this […]

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Kamala Harris is dropping out of the 2020 Democratic nomination contest for president. https://www.politico.com/news/2019/12/03/kamala-harris-drops-out-out-of-presidential-race-074902 How will this affect her future? How will this affect the rest of the field? What mistakes did she make? Who stands to benefit most from her withdrawal? submitted by /u/reluctantclinton [link] [comments]

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What are your thoughts on the Basic Health Program? How does it compare to the more contemporary PPACA Exchanges? How effective do you think the program would serve as a way to cover the working class (like the lower middle class and more specifically those who lack workplace coverage), particularly as a way to counteract […]

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What do you think transitioning countries such as North Korea can learn from China’s labor relations? ​ https://www.nknews.org/2019/11/what-north-korea-could-learn-from-labor-relations-in-post-reform-china/?t=1574923951266&t=1582699951266 submitted by /u/jessupjong [link] [comments]

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Since the 50’s, poor white voters in the US have voted largely Republican. This was supposedly largely due to “The Southern Strategy” where the Republican Party exploited racial tensions in order to lure over large numbers of poor white voters. The pattern seems to have continued today, even though it seems like many of the […]

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After 2016, the education divide between the two main parties widened among white voters: College educated GOP voters shifted left, and non-college educated Dem voters shifted right. Higher education level is now very closely correlated with voting Democratic, but for white voters only. Nonwhite voters vote heavily Democratic regardless of education level. Why are non-white […]

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Michael Bloomberg has formally entered the race. How do you think this will affect the primary? Is candidacy viable? Will his campaign take support from other campaigns? What sort of policies should he run on? Are his policies unique or contribute anything new to the primary? submitted by /u/The_Wyoming_Pirate [link] [comments]

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I used to always think that the reason for the decline of the Liberal Party in the UK, after being so successful in the 19th/early 20th century was purely down to specific UK based factors. But recently as i have become more interested in politics i have noticed that a similar pattern happened in many […]

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