Though it may seem as if most of all the poverty and hate in the world is gone it's all based on the proximity that you're in. Some places are nicer. Some places seem nicer. Some places are neither.
In many places there is deplorable living, inedible food, and/or bacteria filled water. I do not mean to vilify these places by any means. Trust me when I say that my heart goes out to those places where it's hard to live.
There are some places in U.S. that have problems like those above but even if there isn't things like that, there is a lot of hate and discrimination.
There is discrimination aimed towards the LGBTQ Community. Sometimes it is view able, sometimes not. As a member of the LGBTQ community (Yes, I am a lesbian) i don't see as much as i did as a middle schooler. In middle school, students were being facetious with there jokes and would throw the word "gay" around like it was nothing. But for me on the inside it still hurts a bit.
There is also still sexist, racist, hurtful people out there. And the worst ones aren't afraid to speak their mind in public.
With all this hate and discrimination (and sometimes other things) there are gun control issues. In my eyes the gun companies are prolific with guns. According to the news articles i saw, they seem to sell more guns after shootings because people want protection. But what does that solve. Shoot the person who's going to shoot you? I'm sorry but there is NO LOGIC AT ALL THERE.
The News systems (such as Fox, CNN, CBS, etc.) are, in a way, like the paparazzi. They'd crowd around court houses, go to the location of a recent accident, annoy witnesses about things they saw...Like the only difference is that the news anchors have some what of a heart when they do their job. But both paparazzi, and news systems are very incongruous. The least they could do is to be a little more taciturn with their approach.