The deal for our future

  • Big Money out of Politics/Anti-corruption
    • Corruption: abuse or misuse of power or trust for personal benefit rather than the reasons for which that power or trust was given.
    • Run campaign relying primarily on small donors.
    • American Anti-Corruption Act
    • Constitutional amendment: money is not speech and corporations are not people
    • Most important issue

 

  • Economic Justice
    • Minimum Wage as a Living Wage
    • Infrastructure investment
    • Expanding AmeriCorps
    • Affordable college
    • Support organized labor
    • Ending corporate welfare
    • Affordable housing

 

  • Environmental Justice
    • Hasten the transition to renewable energy
    • Invest in R&D
    • Subsidies for sustainable farming
    • Green infrastructure investments
    • Rapid Transit
    • Carrot and stick plan to move transportation away from fossil fuels
    • Protect¬†biodiversity
    • Green house gas mitigation

 

  • Health Care
    • Health care is a human right
    • Single payer, medicare for all, system is the best and most fiscally responsible solution to ensure we effectively provide for our citizens
    • Emphasis on preventative care
    • Allow Medicare to negotiate drug prices.

 

  • Education
    • Accountability in k-12 education
    • Transparency in public college/university charges and fees
    • Affordable pre-school/child care
    • Explore trade school and apprenticeship options

 

  • Value-based foreign policy
    • Millions of lives lost
    • 15 years of conflicts
    • Longest war
    • No strategic value except for the profiteers of war
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