Issues

Capitalism cannot resolve these issues. America needs a socialism that promotes democracy, peace and a healthy environment. The two capitalist parties—Democratic and Republican—will not address these issues.


PRIORITIZE FEDERAL DOLLARS FOR THE 99%:

  • End the $85 billion-a-month bailout of banks
  • Reduce the military budget
  • Invest in improving public education, not charter schools
  • Bailout bankrupt cities, not Wall Street.
  • Restore the U.S. Postal Service – no post office closings
  • Provide free college education for all
  • Reduce student debt
  • Reparations for African-Americans

HOUSING:

  • Increase funding for public housing and Section 8 vouchers
  • Invest in new, low income housing
  • Eminent domain for public good, not private profit

HEALTH CARE:

  • Free, single payer health care for all

LABOR:

  • $15 / hour minimum wage for all workers
  • Create 20 million jobs in the public sector
  • Repeal the no strike and anti-union shop provisions in the Taft-Hartley Act

CRIMINAL JUSTICE:

  • End solitary confinement and the death penalty
  • Prosecute police brutality and murder of civilians
  • End deportation of undocumented immigrants
  • Free all political prisoners

INTERNATIONAL:

  • All foreign troops out of Haiti
  • Independence for Puerto Rico
  • US AFRICOM out of Africa
  • Sanction Dominican government for expulsion of Dominicans of Haitian descent
  • End international trade agreements that outsource US jobs abroad
  • No US wars and foreign interventions
  • End US aid to the Israeli government and support the Boycott, Divest & Sanctions (BDS) Movement

ECOLOGY:

  • Adhere to international agreements to reduce global warming and climate change
  • Stop subsidies to coal, oil, gas and nuclear energy companies
  • Invest and phase in solar, wind, wave and geothermal energy
  • Federal ban on fracking for methane