Issues

No more war
  • End endless wars
  • Cut the huge, bloated, wasteful military budget
  • Abolish nuclear weapons

I encourage you to listen to a series of my interviews with Daniel Ellsberg on the subject of war and politics.

Wall Street crackdown
  • Aggressive crackdown on corporate crime and corporate welfare
  • Adopt a Wall Street securities speculation tax
  • Work to end corporate personhood
Energy and the environment
  • No to nuclear power, solar energy first
  • Adopt a carbon pollution tax
  • Ban on fracking
  • Get America off fossil fuel by 2050 and make the Paris Summit COP21 agreement binding
Election Reform
  • Open up the Presidential debates
  • Put an end to ballot access obstructionism designed by¬†elites to exclude people and control election outcomes
  • Reject Super PAC, Corporation and special interest funds
Civil Justice and Equality
  • Defend, restore and strengthen the Civil Justice system
  • Equal pay for women
Foreign policy and aid
  • Reverse U.S. policy in the Middle East
  • End foreign aid to countries except for humanitarian crisis
Jobs
  • Repeal the Taft-Hartley anti-union law
  • Increase minimum wage to $15 an hour
Immigration
  • Path to citizenship
No on TPP
  • Strong opposition to TPP
Education
  • Make college free
Tax Reform
  • Enforcing stiffer penalties for offending institutions, including revoking the corporate charters of accounting and law firms and banks that facilitate the hiding of global wealth
  • Crack down on U.S. jurisdictions like Delaware, Wyoming and Nevada whose laws allow shell corporations to hold and transfer wealth anonymously
  • Creating an independent global commission on tax dodging that has the subpoena power to investigate and bring
  • transparency to this global shadow banking system
  • And institute a global tax on all earnings by US-based multinational corporations