Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook 1 Share on Twitter Printer Friendly Page More Sharing
Exclusive to OpEdNews:
OpEdNews Op Eds    H3'ed 3/12/17

To All Patrons Of OpEdNews-2B-Results

By       (Page 1 of 2 pages)     (# of views)   10 comments
Author 90704
Message Terry Sneller


(Image by Pixaby)   Details   DMCA
- Advertisement -

(Click here for Part 1 and here for Part 2A)

While waiting for you OEN Patrons to finish defining our platform planks and then voting, I did some research regarding which issues are of primary concern to the general public. I have, in some cases, condensed and organized the data as much as possible. I think that it is important that we keep the public's concerns in mind, while we build OUR platform of issues, since we want our public appeal to be as broad as possible. I believe that this should be one of our primary concerns, since this "rigid allegiance to the division of issues" has historically and consistently been the Achilles heel of the Left.

Below is the latest and most thorough poll I could find. It was created by the Gallup polling organization, which has a long held reputation for being unbiased. I find it interesting to note that interest in election reform drops off after the 2016 election was held. I arranged the spreadsheet for this polling data so that there are row and column addresses (example: C39), for ease of referral during discussions.

- Advertisement -


(Image by Gallup)   Details   DMCA

The next bit of current data, which I deemed relevant, came from a Business Insider site and itemized the concerns of the millennials, which should be one of our primary voter bases who have needs that demand addressing:

- Advertisement -

The 10 most critical problems in the world, according to millennials

1. Climate change and destruction of natural resources (45.2%)

2. Large scale conflict and wars (38.5%)

3. Religious conflicts (33.8%)

4. Poverty (31.1%)

5. Government accountability and transparency, and corruption (21.7%)

- Advertisement -

6. Safety, security, and well being (18.1%)

7. Lack of education (16.5%)

8. Lack of political freedom and political instability (15.5%)

Next Page  1  |  2

 

- Advertisement -

Must Read 2   Well Said 2   Valuable 2  
Rate It | View Ratings

Terry Sneller Social Media Pages: Facebook page url on login Profile not filled in       Twitter page url on login Profile not filled in       Linkedin page url on login Profile not filled in       Instagram page url on login Profile not filled in

Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Writers Guidelines
Contact EditorContact Editor
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

STAY IN THE KNOW
If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEdNews Newsletter
Name
Email
   (Opens new browser window)
 

Most Popular Articles by this Author:     (View All Most Popular Articles by this Author)

An Open Letter To All Who Want To Know Who Wears The Boot On Our Neck

Lobotomizing Capitalism

The Illusion of Truth Cognitive Dissonance and Denial

An Open Letter To All In Pursuit Of Truth

There Is A Rot Across The Land

Why We Kill