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Unburden Employers from Health Care Costs

Adopt a universal health care system that divorces health care costs from employers so as to level the playing field between businesses of different sizes.

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Oppose the "Paycheck Protection Act"

Oppose the "Paycheck Protection Act" (SB 1034 and HB 1507), which will have long-term, negative consequences on labor rights. This legislation is backed by ALEC, and it is designed to defund labor unions. http://alecexposed.org/w/images/b/b8/Paycheck_Protection_Act_Exposed.pdf http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/billInfo/billInfo.cfm?sYear=2013&sInd=0&body=S&type=B&bn=1034 http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/billInfo/billInfo.cfm?sYear=2013&sInd=0&body=H&type=B&bn=1507 ...more »

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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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Revoke Corporate Charters (Public Petition)

Create a system whereby corporate charters can be revoked by petition and referendum.

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Fixed Property Taxes for Senior Citizens

Allow senior citizens to lock in real estate taxes on their primary residence at age 65 (or similar rule). This will insulate those on fixed incomes from being priced out of their own home by rising property taxes.

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