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ENGL 102 - Hoover: Problem Solving

Paper #2 possible topic areas

English 102

Possible paper topic areas

 

Racism

Drop out rate

Bullying

Medical legalization

Hunger

Deforestation

Pollution—air, water, land, rivers

Animals going extinct

Monsanto

GMOs

Roundup

Terrorism

Taxes

Country’s deficit

Homelessness

Growers’ licenses

Medical standards

Cost of doctors

Human trafficking

Child abuse

Animal abuse

War

Minimum wage

Cost of living

Domestic violence

TV commercials

Overcrowded prisons

Gangs

Public intoxication

Locatations for pot

Garbage

Drinking and driving

Education system

Sex trafficking

Rape

Illegal drug use

Sexism

Teen pregnancy

Climate change

Broken homes

Extremism

Immigration

Transportation

Affordable education/student debt

Free community college

Vaccination

Nutrition

Government spending

Out sourcing

Employment rate

Shutdown of Public use of land

Sexuality

Religion—acceptance

Obesity

Traditional vs. New

False allegations

Money and debt

Rising costs

Power issues—child vs. adulut

Welfare

Freedom

Republican vs. democrat

Military harshness

Closed minds

Health care

Equality

Freedom of expression

Jobs

Low pay

Garbage islands

Parenting

Mountain blasting

Anti-abortion

Adhd children (poorly handled)

Child abuse

Preservatives

Forced marriage

Food

Football profits

Sanitary water

Judgement

Lost children

Technology

Taxing

Lack of teaching in schools

Addicts

Age limits

High school way of teaching

Texting while driving

School shootings

Cruel police force

Funding for chronic illnesses

Overcrowded schools and prisons

Civil rights in America and other countries

US spending

US dependency on cheap labor and oil

Debt

Social inequality

Prejudice

Generation Gap

Teenage drinking

Undereducated people

Imbalance of religion

Russian oil crisis

Somoli pirates

Ebola

Flu

Not enough American goods

Cancer

Gap between rich and poor

Stigma of mental illness, lack of treatment, how to treat

Historical trauma, Native Americans, “Jim Crow”

Overpopulation

Social network dependency

Drug use in teens

Physical abuse in families/relationships

Getting sufficient education

Classes, wealth

Feminism

Stress

Suicide

Disabilities mean different

Global warming

Law enforcement

Gun control

Animal abuse

Single parent households

Materialism

Self respect

Appearance

Depression

Eating disorders

Neglected children

Poverty

STDs

Unhealthy lifestyle

Divorce

Infidelity

Violence

Recycling

“The Rules” of dating

Hip hop and Racism

GMO Foods

Alternative Energy

“The Long Emergency”

Unsustainable capitalism

“Green” capitalism

Conacorpian belief

Role of religion on “end times”

Primitive miracles vs.            Modern miracles

“End of Beauty” in Modernism

Constitutional change to accommodate modernity

“Abolition of Whiteness” website

Gay marriage

Carlos Santana for President

Beauty of Mah Jong

Homeless problem/solution

Natural group size of sustainable community – 150

Censorship

Corporate Globalization

Abolition of “legal personhood” for corporations

Class consciousness

Anarchy—how it works well

Rising left in Latin America

School Uniforms

GNI

GPI

Reasons we lack leaders

Any personal but supported theory on why something is the way it is

Useful Modern activism

10-point plan for America

Free education

Tribal sovereignty

Religious freedom

Preserving languages around the world

Sustainability or Breakup of U.S.

Protecting species

Building community (solnit)

On Bullshit (this book as starting point)

Environmental protection

Election reform

Youth culture

Materialism

Film Analysis

Christianity in U.S. Govt/Bush speeches

Prison/Justice reform

Drug War

Death Penalty

Drug court

Applications of Philosophy (European, Indigenous, old, new, etc)

Elimination of legal marriage

Foreign Aid

Plan for leaving Iraq

Impeachment

HMOs

Reparations for slavery

Elimination of Homework (K-12)

DNA/Human origins

Gender identification

Importance of _________________

Feminist Backlash

Anime as art form

Regulation of sex workers

Taxing Vice

Funerary practices

Solution to the problem of _____________________

Elimination of schools

Fascism is modern world

Anti-racist education

How to live a happy life

Secularism

Re-framing the framers

Against Catagories

Bling—the implications for our culture

Child support laws

Best parenting practices

Felons and voting

Voting machines

Significance of competitive games in human culture

Modern gaming on screens

Gambling

Repatriation of tribal lands (1/3 based on Churchill)

Localism

Alternative education

Music, Art, PE is public schools

School Lunch Programs

Regulation of the internet

Illusion of Freedom vs. actual freedom

Significance of poetry

Being a good world citizen

Future of the nation-state

3rd world debt

The “Black Budget”

Abu Graib

9/11 and the pentagon

Significance of the 1960s

Courtesy/Civility in public discourse

Cynicism in modern times

Meta” is modern times

Ownership of the airwaves

War on Terror

Bush’s spy program

Counterintellpro

City Ports/Military uses

Patriot Act

Advertising

Media ownership

Benefits and limits of statistics

International diversity and sensitivity in business

Mining Accidents

ELF arrests for NW

Corporate intervention and creativity in the arts

Repatriation of art objects

Case for True conservatism

Role of diversity and cooperation in evolution

“Intelligent Design”

NAFTA etc.

Understanding Michael Jackson

Significance of Burning Man

“Free Schools” and learning Coops

Reclaiming the Womanly arts (knitting, sewing, etc.)

Friendship

Purpose of education

Creating your own education

Education reform

Minimum/Living wage laws

Bilingualism

Alternatives to Capitalism/Communism

Getting rid of our material possessions

Simple Living

$100 Xmas

Privatizing Water worldwide

Rise of “fundamentalism”

Impact of Fake News – Fox, Daily Show, Colbert Report

Small/Local business—does it keep $ in your community?

Against Competition (this book as starting point)

Critique of European philosophy (Lesbian Ethics book as start point)

Radicalism (left and right)

Accurate description of political landscape

Affirmative Action

How to deal with unreasonableness

Population control

Ethics/Values for modern times

Character Education

Against “Diversity” training

The true nature of History

Impact of technology on culture (the lightbulb)

Cause and solutions re: crime

Recognizing propaganda

Green space/public space

Smoking laws

How to cross between cultures

Slow Food—Praxis

Any “slow” cultural movement

Plan for Social Security

Multiculturalism in Education

Dumpster Diving

Street protest

30 hour workweek

Poly-amory

Multi-religion prayer in school

The Pledge

Presidential speech analysis

Palestine/statehood

Corporate Welfare

Katrina response/reconstruction

Rap = Black CNN (chuck D)

Emotional impact of advertising

English as official language

Green Economy

Free College

“solutions to everything”/worldview