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. Let’s assume it is objectively true that a two-party system harms our politics. Let’s also assume that advocating for a third-party is ineffective due to the voter monopoly Democrats and Republicans have in the system. What do you think is a meaningful way to either a) break up the two-party monopoly in our country or b) incentivize political leaders to vote with their country in mind rather than with their party? 

2. Let’s assume that police departments begin to lose their funding. What are some ideas for cities and municipalities to restart these organizations in a way that can better serve and protect people of color while also satisfying people who are against changing police departments?

3. January 6, 2021 was a tragic day for the United States, as domestic terrorists stormed our nation’s Capitol building in an attempt to overturn a cornerstone of our democratic process. How can future politicians (Presidents/VPs/Senators/House/Governors/etc.) change their rhetoric to make sure nothing of this sort happens again?

4. If you are in favor of athletes kneeling during the national anthem to protest police brutality and racial inequity, what should society do to help the cause? What should other players do? What should the NFL do?

5. If you are against athletes kneeling during the national anthem to protest police brutality and racial inequity, what are other forms of protest that would a) be more acceptable, b) garner as much attention, and c) actually help the anti-racism movement succeed?

6. What can your generation do to maintain the momentum around a) stopping racist practices in our institutions or b) advocating for empirically provable truth in our politics ? What can older generations do to help?

7. Let’s assume that privilege is undeniably a real thing. What are some concrete ways that people who were born into privilege can begin actively contributing toward equity in our politics and in our country?