Economic Justice

a real, actual, concrete, just solution

Note: the solution can never be less profound than the problem is. The solution to our economic problems, including the problem of economic justice, is a revolutionary monetary system. In this country we have changed our monetary system at least a half-dozen times, counting the times we have or have not had a central bank and the times we have or have not used gold or silver in the monetary system. It is too much ...more »

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Instant Runoff Voting for Governor

I've seen some people suggest voting reform on here in general terms, but I feel that this is a good specific measure for us to support. We would elect the Governor of Pennsylvania through an instant runoff voting system instead of our current first-past-the-post system. This would eliminate the spoiler effect when electing the Governor. Someone with center-left political views could rank the Green candidate as his first ...more »

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Educational/Panel Discussion Videos

Produce Issue based videos for a youtube channel/website section....make them either educational on issue or hold a physical panel type form on an issue

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Oppose PA SB 1275

The proposed bill by Dinniman and Tomlinson would allow schools in the PASSHE system to succeed and become state related schools like Penn State, Lincoln....This would cripple the PASSHE system and make education at them deteriorate and costs rise to unaffordable.

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Prohibit Prescription Drug Formularies

Push for an ammendment to the ACA that bans the practice of health insurers using drug formularies to determine coverage of drugs.

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Loan Forgiveness for Community Service

Establish a program by which the state will assist in the repayment of student loans in exchange for valuable community service.

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Pay-it-Forward Student Loan Program

Establish a program through which the state will provide low-interest student loans for degrees in high-demand majors. Graduates repay loans based on actual salary after graduation (as salary increases, so do payments). Graduates fund the current students. (Think "Habitats for Humanity", except education-based.)

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Bank on Students Loan Fairness Act

Support the Bank on Students Loan Fairness Act proposed by Senator Warren. This legislation would set the interest rate on government student loans to the same rate as government loans to banks, currently 0.75% .

 

More Info: http://www.warren.senate.gov/documents/BankonStudentsFactSheet.pdf

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Create Public Preschools

Establish a public preschool system that gives disadvantaged children a head start while providing working families with affordable daycare.

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Refund Public Education

Reverse recent funding cuts to public schools. Repeal the voucher system for private/charter schools that detract from district funding.

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Implement Term Limits for PA Legislature

Implement term limits for state senators and state representatives serving in Harrisburg.

 

For example, limit each congressperson to two consecutive terms, which would result in 8-year term limits for senators and 4-year term limits for representatives.

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Open Ballot Referenda

Ensure that citizens in every PA municipality have the right to place referenda on the ballot via petitions collecting voter signatures, which would be enacted if approved by voters, thus putting more power and decision making in the hands of the people.

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