A Progressive Platform in 10 Points

I. Oppose discrimination against people based on ethnicity, sex, who they love, or religious views.
II. Prioritize diplomacy over police or military action
   a. relief programs as opposed to jets and missiles
   b. mental health programs as opposed incarceration
   c. outlaw death penalty
   d. dismantle the prison industrial complex.
III. Promote Progressive taxes
   a. poor do not pay
   b. richest pay the most
   c. labor, wages taxed the least
   d. interest, passive taxed the most
   e. border adjustment tax
   f. regulatory and taxation preference towards democratically operated organizations
   g. stricter regulations and higher taxes on organizations with least equality
   h. penalize pollution
IV. Promote unions and collective bargaining
   a. preference towards industrial unions
   b. preference towards democratically run unions
   c. repeal Taft-Hartley 1947
V. End failed Hoover/Reagan economic policy
   a. reinstall Glass Steigal 1933
    b. pass vacancy taxes for unused real estate
    c. fine companies who profit from job losses, and subsidizing phase out of jobs, not lay offs
VI. Provide world class standard public option for needs
   a. transportation
   b. healthcare
   c. 911
   d. housing
   e. food
   f. education
   g. job training
VII. Allow localities to decide issues as opposed to undue state or federal interference
VIII. Build relationships with peaceful democracies.
IX. Consider theocracies, military governments, oligarchies, and human rights violators as adversaries
X. Streamline military spending on weapons and vehicles. Expand veteran’s services.