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by The Gold and Silver Alloy of Electrum. . 84 reads.

A bunch of issue ideas for NationStates

Here are a bunch of issue ideas for people to write about on the Got Issues forum. I do not guarantee that these will make good issues, or that they will not overlap with other existing issues.

General ideas
Subliminal messaging used in advertising
Freedom of information requests
Juvenile emancipation
Sports matchfixing
Corporate manslaughter
Heir to the throne having secret children out of wedlock - royal bastards - for monarchies
Public housing being trashed by tenants
Increasing STDs amongst the elderly (could be a no contraception issue)
Government's excessive paper usage
Expunging old criminal records
Jury nullification
Exchange rates
Judicial uniform in courts
"Useless" degrees
Mass psychogenic illness
Magnetic interference causing disruption to bird's migration
Use of Mr. Big police procedure
Shrinking product sizes due to inflation
Witch/voodoo beliefs - primitive countries
Peaks in demand for electricity/water during sports matches
@@NAME@@ having an in-exile government
@@NAME@@ having a pretender to the throne
Dumping (in the context of international trade)
Phoenix companies
Salary of leader/politicians being set by politicians
Drivers licenses for elderly people
An issue on chaebols (nut rage incident in particular)
An issue about disputed borders (see the many incidents worldwide) - suggested name: Drawing the Line
An issue about @@NAME@@ having enclaves in other countries
Drab communist buildings and what to do with them - suggested name: 50 Shades of Grey
An issue about people being trapped in a cave after a storm
Performance pay for teachers
Grade inflation
Difficulties in collecting taxes (see Greece or Italy)
High house prices due to immigration
Misinformation causing a bank run
Whether expensive medications for rare diseases should be subsidised

This ideas have been identified to overlap with other issues

Scam artists claiming they have cancer
Replicating AI robots with voting rights threatening the integrity of elections

For developing countries
Poor electrical wiring causing electrical fires
Inefficient supply chains (see Linkhere)
Water quality
Safety of street food
Teachers not actually coming to school to teach
Outbreak of hookworms amongst people
Insurance for rural farmers
Corruption in obtaining drivers licenses
Corruption in construction of public infrastructure
Traditional foodstuff suddenly more expensive due to overseas demand - Linksee here.
Accepting structural assistance loans