UpFront Politics: Social Issues
Should The War on Drugs End

Should The War On Drugs End

Posted: November 2, 2018 at 1:48 am   /   UpFront Politics: Social Issues

In the United States, states are starting to legalize marijuana. The hope is that legalizing marijuana would grow the economy, help with people’s medical issues, and reduce crime. However, marijuana is still illegal on the federal level under the Controlled Substance Act due to the war on drugs policy. The federal government should repeal the […]

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Sex Education in America

Sex Education in America

Posted: September 13, 2018 at 11:20 pm   /   UpFront Politics: Social Issues

Out of 50 states in the country, 22 currently mandate a sexual education program and out of those only 13 actually require that the classes be medically accurate. Lynn Barclay, president, and CEO of the American Sexual Health Association (ASHA), has stated that the states that do mandate a sexual education course are not working […]

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electric vehicles

Electric Vehicles

Posted: September 7, 2018 at 12:42 am   /   UpFront Politics: Social Issues

Today, there has been an increase in those folks that are climate and environmentally conscious. You can see the trend as more people are using solar and wind energy to fuel their homes, and lives. However, people still like to travel and have to make their way back and forth to work. As commuting becomes […]

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Is A legal Prostitution Industry The Future Of The Economy

Is A legal Prostitution Industry The Future Of The Economy

Posted: August 24, 2018 at 1:40 am   /   UpFront Politics: Social Issues

The world economy is changing vastly with the introduction of new technologies, which is hurting employees and hampering industries. Artificial intelligence, internet, robots, and other technology will eliminate industries in the future, which will hurt employment. However, one industry that has always been here and has survived since the beginning of times is the prostitution […]

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Should America Decriminalize Drugs To Combat Drug Addiction

Should America Decriminalize Drugs To Combat Drug Addiction

Posted: May 18, 2018 at 1:37 am   /   UpFront Politics: Social Issues

The United States government during the Nixon Administration passed the Control Substance Act during the 1970s. The Control Substance Act was designed to put a list of drugs such as cocaine, heroin, and bath salts on a list of most dangerous drugs. The Control Substance Act has been more focus on a law enforcement approach […]

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Does American Society Relay On Law Enforcement Too Much To Fight Crime

Does American Society Relay On Law Enforcement Too Much To Fight Crime

Posted: May 4, 2018 at 1:34 am   /   UpFront Politics: Social Issues

In the United States Americans might vote for a politician who will hire more law enforcement to cut crime. It is correct Mayor Rudy Giulian reduced crime in New York with smart law enforcement leadership in the 1990s. However, are there different methods to cut down crime such as intelligent lawmaking. When we examine American […]

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Legalizing Marijuana For Recreational Use Will Improve Our Economy

Legalizing Marijuana For Recreational Use Will Improve Our Economy

Posted: April 27, 2018 at 1:23 am   /   UpFront Politics: Social Issues

Many states across the union have legalized marijuana for medical and recreational use. The states of California, Colorado, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Maine,Vermont, and Massachusetts are states where marijuana is legal to purchase for recreational use according to businessinsider.com. In the year of 2017, legal sales of marijuana reach 9.7 billion dollars. In the same […]

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America's Opioid Crisis

America’s Opioid Crisis

Posted: March 30, 2018 at 1:26 am   /   UpFront Politics: Social Issues

If you turn on any news channel or look at any social media site nowadays, you will undoubtedly hear all about the “opioid crisis” that is facing America now. The same questions seem to be on everyone’s mind. What is it, where did it start, is this a real thing, and what do we do […]

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Sexual Harassment

How To Solve Sexual Harassment In America

Posted: January 26, 2018 at 2:20 am   /   UpFront Politics: Social Issues

In the United States, there is currently a surge of sexual harassment allegations towards celebrates, members of Congress, and news anchors. This rise of accusations leads to the #Metoo movement to help inspire individuals to come out against their accuser. Sexual harassment has been a severe issue in the workplace, which the movement is trying […]

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Illegal Immigrants Government Shut Down Over DACA

Illegal Immigration Government Shut Down Over DACA

Posted: January 19, 2018 at 2:19 am   /   UpFront Politics: Social Issues

The United States government might be having a government shut down on Friday over Daca. Daca stands for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. This policy is design to protect child or youth that came here illegally with their parents. This policy protects them from deportation, allows them to continue their education, and a work permit […]

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