Write about a situation that has normative properties, which is to say what we should think about alternatives that could perhaps be a more just or equitable outcome.

The discussion exercise is open-ended, but within reasonable expectations. Discussion topics do not necessarily have to focus on a controversial question to be counted, just that the post discuss any subject that can relate in some form or fashion as having some consequence to society. Students can rationalize their post by stating why the topic is a political matter, or why we as a class or society should be concerned about what is reported.