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What are some big social issues that need to be discussed, but aren't?

There are a lot social issues, but which ones are the most un-talked about and important?

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    Dec 10 2012: I think many of the issues we are concerned about are being discussed. Many of the big think tanks are well informed about the issues we face as a society.

    One of the larger issues is k-12 education and our lack of resources in that regard. Many of the universities and secondary schools are well funded and do function very well. However, I think we can all agree that K-12 education has seriously failed.

    We haven't really chanced things in decades. Children are coming back with the same test scores we saw in the 60's. So we haven't been able to develop better teaching strategies.

    I think the biggest problem we face is education...and making sure people are able to realize their potential...not drown in life before that can happen.

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