America - Land of unlimited controversies
2015 will be remembered for some historic developments. On local level the Affordable Care Act and Gay marriage were both sanctioned by the Supreme Court.
On foreign level the Obama Administration broke the ice with Cuba and helped brokering the nuclear deal with Iran.
2016 will be dominated by the Presidential election. Looking at the illustrious and colorful candidates on the short list, the heated debates and thrilling primaries and caucuses an entertaining election year can be expected.
The nomination process to fill the empty seat on the Supreme Court will add further tensions between the White House and a grid-locked Congress.
Since America became a nation in the 18th century the country was and is shaped by strong controversies and sometimes extreme contrasts.
The book takes a closer look at selective issues and events from the past and present of the United States of America to illustrate prevailing controversies and polarizations.
The author covers disparities between urban and rural life, the rich and the poor, law and order as well as issues in education, the media, politics, the environment and the economy based on historic events and recent developments.
The book wants to provide insights to some of the seemingly insurmountable rifts going through all social ranks and political affiliations in America.
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