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by The Gold and Silver Alloy of Electrum. . 115 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
Driving tests/licenses for the elderly
Depleting fish numbers in international waters (tragedy of the commons)
Dangerous landmarks (see El Caminito del Rey)
The merits of lobotomy
Inability to collect taxes (see Greece, Italy)
Subliminal messaging used in advertising
Government refusing too many freedom of information requests
Juvenile emancipation
Sports matchfixing
Corporate manslaughter
Heir to the throne having secret children out of wedlock - royal bastards - for monarchies
Increasing STDs amongst the elderly (could be a no contraception issue)
Government's excessive paper usage
Expunging old criminal records
Jury nullification
Exchange rates - fixed or floating
Judicial uniform in courts
"Useless" degrees
Mass psychogenic illness
Magnetic interference disrupting to bird's migration
Use of Mr. Big police procedure
Shrinking product sizes due to inflation (shrinkflation)
Witch/voodoo beliefs - primitive countries
Peaks in demand during sports matches/a popular TV event causing strain to water/electricity networks
@@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
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 - could also use the same name above
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 (Thai cave rescue)
Performance pay for teachers
Grade inflation
Misinformation causing a bank run
Whether expensive medications for rare diseases should be subsidised
Websites selling novelty Lords and Lairdships - for countries with a feudal system
Proportional fines with salary
@@LEADER@@ not popular on social media - buy followers?
Space debris from a Daguo rocket landing on @@NAME@@

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