Is America Fair?

PURPOSE

Challenge you with two questions: Is America Fair?, If not, does that make you angry?

Eight categories have been selected to aid you in your inquiries.

This content is highly interactive. You need to explore to get “A FULL Picture”. You may post comments for others to see.

All content is searchable, including blog posts and comments. Videos and fun quizzes are scattered throughout.

If you decide America is not fair, use the enormous power of your citizenship to act individually and collaboratively to make America FAIR.

INTRODUCTION

The Declaration of Independence establishes a basic equality for all Americans. As citizens, we have a fundamental right to demand fairness. Much of what is wrong in America relates to how America has strayed from fairness. As citizens, we need to work hard to understand fairness and fight for it.

Citizen Mistreatment

Citizen Mistreatment

How are citizens treated by politicians and elected officials? And why does it matter? Ideally, citizens are treated fairly, with respect, and provided complete and accurate information. When this is not true, America and its citizens suffer because an effective...

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US Tax System

US Tax System

Educational Activity US Tax System, IRS, “Understanding Taxes, the WHYs of Taxes" References Taxation in the United States Tax Policy - Center Briefing Book

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Gun Violence

Gun Violence

"Legislation at the federal, state, and local levels has attempted to address gun violence through a variety of methods, including restricting firearms purchases by youths and other 'at-risk' populations, setting waiting periods for firearm purchases, establishing gun...

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Public Education

Public Education

Excellent education is important to America in many ways. It empowers citizens to obtain and hold rewarding well-paying jobs, it provides industries with potential hires for skilled jobs, it provides a base for good American citizenship, and it generally enriches the...

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Gerrymandering

Gerrymandering

What is Gerrymandering? Gerrymandering, in U.S. politics, drawing the boundaries of electoral districts in a way that gives one party an unfair advantage over its rivals. The term is derived from the name of Governor Elbridge Gerry of Massachusetts, whose...

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Income Inequality

Income Inequality

"The reason they call it the American Dream is because you have to be asleep to believe it." Read these articles: "Economic Inequality: It’s Far Worse Than You Think", Scientific American "Income Inequality", Wikipedia EDUCATIONAL QUIZZES “Quiz: Can you recognize the...

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