Keystone National United Nations and Political Issues Discussion Questions

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1. The United Nations is currently involved in a variety of conflicts and other public issues by initiating policies to help resolve them. Explain how the United Nations engages in campaigning to resolve global issues.

2. The United States government was founded on the basis of civic discourse. How does the United States government encourage and protect civic involvement at the political level?

3. Internet blogging has become one of the more widely used methods of political discourse. Briefly explain how blogging is having an impact on political and social discourse.

4. News blogging has taken the news media by storm and challenged traditional news outlets in how they present the news. Describe the positive and negative attributes of news blogging.

5. Political campaigns engage in a variety of forms of political discourse and propaganda. Describe ways in which campaign advertisements engage in both political discourse and propaganda. Think back to the activity involving John McCain and Barack Obama's campaign ads for examples.

6. Grassroots organizations are created to help facilitate or support candidates and initiatives. They can begin at the local level and sometimes develop into significant national organizations. Briefly describe the functions of a grassroots organization by giving 4-5 examples of how they organize, operate, lobby and engage in activities.

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Question 1

The United Nations is actively involved in campaigning for global issues through its
numerous activities. With a specific focus on peacekeeping and conflict resolution, the
United Nations ensures that countries have set rules that help in reducing conflict (Sheth,
2017). In resolving global issues such as poverty, the UN participates by opening
organizations that help individual countries such as Africa deal with the effects of social
crises. Also, UN lobbies for better environments in affected areas while offering
humanitarian aid for disease-stricken areas and warzones.
Question 2
The United States government protects the involvement of ...


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