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Proposed Grand Challenge Ideas

Proposed Grand Challenge Ideas

Nov 22

Teach Social Emotional Skills in Schools

Social emotional skills are essential in becoming a successful adult. These skills are taught at the preschool and toddler age and are seen just as important as the child learning his or her colors, letters and numbers. As a society… continue reading

Nov 22

Reclaiming Social Work

Social Work is the only field left that is controlled and co-opted by its main employer, the government. Local and State governments are allowed by statute to ignore licensing and educational standards. It is common to find non-clinical social workers… continue reading

Nov 20

Corporate Personhood

According to case law which started around the civil war, corporations are entitled to equal rights under the constitution as persons. Over the years, this has become more extreme, especially in the 1970s when Buckley v. Valeo ruled that corporations… continue reading