This Week's Game

Shared FATE Stock Act

The Shared FATE Stock Act (Federal Actors Trading Equities) aims to strictly limit stock trading among Members of Congress (MoC) and Federal Employees (FE), who often have insider knowledge. Unlike the private sector, insider trading laws don't fully apply to MoC and FE, creating an ethical gray area. ONE SIDE calls out that limited pay for government jobs justifies stock trading as a financial supplement. THE OTHER SIDE puts forth that stock trading can distract from public service duties. The act proposes federal employees' trades be long-held in retirement accounts and make up the FATE index for up to 25% of the Social Security Fund to invest. This aims to have all American workers have the same shared FATE as federal actors. PolicyKeys IS A REAL-LIFE ROLE-PLAYING GAME. Predict whether each Role (click) will have a majority say (click) YES or NO. Finish all eight roles, and (click) submit the see POLI THE AIs and the Editors' Answers.

Should Congress' Stock Trades Guide Social Security?


Let’s get horizontal, Politics 4.0 makes strange bedfellows

Turn your phone and your perspective horizontally
Widen your views, literally and figuratively
Politics is a landscape not a self-portrait
You’ll need both your left and right thumbs
Widen your views — left and right
Let’s knock down some figurative silos
Let’s sit on the 50 yard line, not just one end zone

How to Play

1. Read the summary (under the header and the question under that)

2. Scan all the Key "YES" (odd numbers) & "NO" Reasons (even numbers)

3. Click on any one of the eight-roles, the lock will tilt, if you don’t understand the role scroll over its Info Icon

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4. Do you think a majority in that role would say “YES” (click green for go) or “NO” (click grey for ghost)

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5. Repeat until all eight roles are scored per game.

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6. Click Submit to see your scores in the yellow bar, and under the eight roles.

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7. Roles we disagree on will be highlighted in Yellow (for caution), and the "because" number under the role corresponds with the editors' Yes Reason (odd number) or No Reason (even number). POLI the AI notes an error margin for every puzzle in the POL-ICYMI Last Week's Answers page.

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8. Click Play for the next game of eight roles. Sixteen games per puzzle per week. You can do one a day, or all in one day. New puzzle on Mondays.

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9. Check your overall score by clicking the icon in the yellow bar.

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Bottom row is this week’s puzzle, top row is all puzzles.

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10. Last week’s answers can be seen by clicking on the orange POL-ICYMI Last Week’s

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