The Social Issues We're Sure to See in 2013

2012 set the stage for some promising social overhauls to take place in 2013. We’ve outlined the issues that are most likely to get lots of attention in 2013 and, after years of conversation, why this year is the time to act on each of them. We’re not saying that each and every one of these will find a conclusive resolution by 2014, but there’s never been a better time to act than — you guessed it — now.

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January 15, 2013 12:40 PM
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Aid Relief

On Jan. 7, Obama signed a $9.7 billion Sandy relief measure for flood insurance to aid victims of Hurricane Sandy. Between immediate relief, monetary support, and the rebuilding of any devastated areas, disaster relief will take a primary spot among 2013's social issues.