Platform

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Approved by the Green Party Presidential Nominating Convention, July 2020


Table of Contents

A Call to Action | Preamble | The Four Pillars | Ten Key Values


I. Democracy

Introduction

A: Political Reform
   • Proportional Representation
   • Abolish the Electoral College
   • Enact Ranked Choice Voting
   • Presidential Debates
   • Public Financing of Presidential Campaigns
   • DC Statehood
   • Publicly-Owned, Open Source Voting Equipment

B: Community
  • Families and Children
  • Alternative Community Service

C: Free Speech and Media Reform

D: Foreign Policy
   • Authorization for Use of Military Force
   • Defense Budget
   • Road to Peace in the Middle East
   • The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict
   • Foreign Policy - Trade
   • Human Rights
   • Women's Rights

   • Puerto Rican Independence
   • Kurdistan

E: Domestic Security

F: Demilitarization and Exploration of Space


II. Social Justice

Introduction

A: Civil Rights and Equal Rights
   • Respect for Diversity
   • Women's Rights
   • Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women
   • Social Equality
   • Reproductive Rights
   • Economic Equality

   • Violence and Oppression Against Women
   • Nordic Model
   • Dialog and Understanding of Violence Against Women and Girls
   • Reparations for United States Afrodescendants (i.e., Black Americans, African Americans)
      • Symbols of the Confederacy
   • Indigenous Peoples
   • Justice for Native Hawaiians: Kanaka Maoli
   • Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
   • Rights of the Disabled
   • Religious Freedom and Secular Equality
   • Youth Rights
   • GI and Veterans' Rights
   • Consumer Protection
   • Adoptee Rights

B: Environmental Justice

C: Economic Justice / Social Safety Net

D: Welfare: A Commitment to Ending Poverty

E: Education and the Arts
   • Convention on the Rights of the Child
   • The Arts

F: Health Care

G: Labor

H: Criminal Justice
   • Prison Conditions, Prisoner Treatment and Parolees
   • Right to Vote for the Incarcerated
   • Criminal Justice Reform
   • End the War on Drugs

I: Population

J: Immigration / Emigration

K: Housing and Homelessness


III. Ecological Sustainability

Introduction

A: Climate Change
   • Strong International Climate Treaty
   • Economic Policy For A Safer Climate
   • Repay Our Climate Debt
   • More Efficiency And Conservation
   • Clean, Green Energy and Jobs
   • Regenerative Agriculture 
   • Carbon Sequestration Using Ecological Restoration

B: Energy
   • Encourage Conservation
   • Move to Renewable Sources 
   • Eliminate dirty & dangerous energy sources 
   • Decentralize the Grid 
   • Re-localize the Food System 
   • Electrify the Transportation System 
   • Requirements for Energy Transition 

C: Nuclear Issues

D: Transportation
   • Pedestrians and Bicyclists
   • Mass Transit 
   • Motor Vehicles
   • Air Travel 
   • Freight

E: Zero Waste: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

F: Clean Air / Greenhouse Effect / Ozone Depletion

G: Land Use
   • Land ownership and property rights
   • Urban land use 
   • Rural land use
   • Public Lands 

H: Water

I: Agriculture

J: Biological Diversity

K: Ethical Treatment of Animals

L: Forestry Practices

M: Ocean Protection

N: International Environmental Policy


IV. Economic Justice and Sustainability

Introduction

A: Ecological Economics
   • EcoSocialism

B: Measuring Economic Health

C: Curbing Corporate Power

D: Livable Income

E: Fair Taxation

F: Local Economic Development

G: Small Business and the Self-Employed

H: Work and Job Creation

I: Banking and Insurance Reform
   • Insurance reform
   • Prohibit Corporate Insurance Fraud
   • Broader financial industry reforms

   • Reduce Excessive Executive Pay

J: Pension Reform

K: Anti-Trust Enforcement

L: Advanced Technology and Defense Conversion
   • Telecommunications
   • Open Source Software
   • NanoTechnology

M: National Debt

N: Monetary Reform (Greening the Dollar)