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Power to the People: A Green New Deal

 Key points of the Power to the People Plan:

A Green New Deal:

Create millions of jobs by transitioning to 100% clean renewable energy by 2030, and investing in public transit, sustainable agriculture, and conservation.

Jobs as a Right:

Create living-wage jobs for every American who needs work, replacing unemployment offices with employment offices. Advance workers rights to form unions, achieve workplace democracy, and keep a fair share of the wealth they create.

End Poverty:

Guarantee economic human rights, including access to food, water, housing, and utilities, with effective anti-poverty programs to ensure every American a life of dignity.

Health Care as a Right:

Establish an improved “Medicare For All” single-payer public health insurance program to provide everyone with quality health care, at huge savings.

Education as a Right:

Abolish student debt to free a generation of Americans from debt servitude. Guarantee tuition-free, world-class public education from pre-school through university. End high stakes testing and public school privatization.

A Just Economy:

Set a $15/hour federal minimum wage. Break up “too-big-to-fail” banks and democratize the Federal Reserve. Reject gentrification as a model of economic development. Support development of worker and community cooperatives and small businesses. Make Wall Street, big corporations, and the rich pay their fair share of taxes. Create democratically run public banks and utilities. Replace corporate trade agreements with fair trade agreements.

Protect Mother Earth:

Lead on a global treaty to halt climate change. End destructive energy extraction: fracking, tar sands, offshore drilling, oil trains, mountaintop removal, and uranium mines. Protect our public lands, water supplies, biological diversity, parks, and pollinators. Label GMOs, and put a moratorium on GMOs and pesticides until they are proven safe. Protect the rights of future generations.

Freedom and Equality:

End police brutality, mass incarceration and institutional racism within our justice system. Expand women’s rights, protect LGBT people from discrimination, defend indigenous rights and lands, and create a welcoming path to citizenship for immigrants. Protect the free Internet, replace drug prohibition with harm reduction, and legalize marijuana/hemp.

Justice for All:

Restore our Constitutional rights, terminate unconstitutional surveillance and unwarranted spying, end persecution of government and media whistleblowers, close Guantanamo, abolish secret kill lists, and repeal indefinite detention without charge or trial.

Peace and Human Rights:

Establish a foreign policy based on diplomacy, international law, and human rights. End the wars and drone attacks, cut military spending by at least 50% and close the 700+ foreign military bases that are turning our republic into a bankrupt empire. Stop U.S. support and arms sales to human rights abusers, and lead on global nuclear disarmament.

Empower the People:

Abolish corporate personhood. Protect voters’ rights by establishing a constitutional right to vote.  Enact electoral reforms that break the big money stranglehold and create truly representative democracy: public campaign financing, ranked-choice voting, proportional representation, and open debates.


It is time we did the right thing: Here are more resources for change:

Help get Dr. Stein on more ballots!

“For my campaign to succeed, it’s critically important that we get on the ballot across the country so we can give America a real choice in November.”

Dr. Jill Stein and Labor Unions can Win!

“Working Americans and organized labor face an unprecedented bipartisan attack by the Democrats and Republicans in this November’s elections. As long-time labor activists, we urge a vote for the Green Party national ticket including Dr. Jill Stein.”

Jill Stein is Our Choice

Now that we have qualified for federal matching funds, anything you give up to the first $250 will be doubled by matching funds. Please consider maximizing our impact with a contribution today. Thank you for all that you do! It is time, with this new declaration of independence from the corporate cons, that we take back this nation, and our lives, from these pretenders. Viva la revolution!

Our New President: Dr. Jill Stein

“Establish a foreign policy based on diplomacy, international law, and human rights. End the wars and drone attacks, cut military spending by at least 50% and close the 700+ foreign military bases that are turning our republic into a bankrupt empire. Stop U.S. support and arms sales to human rights abusers, and lead on global nuclear disarmament.”

Dr. Jill Stein is the right choice

“The minute we stand up, we are unstoppable. It’s time to forget the lesser evil and fight for the greater good. The clock is ticking. It’s in our hands.” ~Dr. Jill Stein

Stein will shut down corporate wars!

“Just being slightly less worse than the worst possible scenario is not acceptable. We have to be willing to stand up and throw off those chains of powerlessness. In the words of Alice Walker, ‘the biggest way people give up power is by not knowing they have it.’
We have it.”

Dr. Jill Stein offers better choices… She sees Snowden as a hero.

in the world we deserve, I would welcome Edward Snowden home a hero, and release Chelsea Manning, Jeffrey Sterling, Julian Assange and other courageous truth tellers with praise and reparations. Their actions are essential for preserving our imperiled democracy in the face of secretive, unaccountable corporate government.

Dr. Jill Stein on Israel, Palestine and The Middle East

Jill Stein is the only American Presidential candidate to insist on a Middle-East policy platform grounded in international law, human rights, equality, peace, freedom and justice for everyone. She asks the right questions and provides brilliant answers.

Black Lives Matter to Jill Stein!

“Ignorance and prejudice are the handmaidens of propaganda. Our mission, therefore, is to confront ignorance with knowledge, bigotry with tolerance, and isolation with the outstretched hand of generosity. Racism can, will, and must be defeated.” ― Kofi Annan

The President of the United States: Dr. Jill Stein

Under a Stein presidency, the military economy will transition into a green economy, with decreased dependence on fossil fuels and an end to subsidies for military contractors We will shut down the wars,
reb uild the nation and export knowledge, technology and peace instead of terror, munitions and war.
And it is about time.

If war works for you vote Sanders, but for peace… Shine with Stein!

Dr. Jill Stein can provide the critical transition from exporting munitions, terror and war… to exporting knowledge, technology and medical and agricultural expertise… along with peace in our time.

Let’s allow her to help heal a nation in distress. She has taken an oath to do no harm and can improve our health as a nation and a people. We can endure, survive and prevail over the war-mongers and profiteers who betrayed us.

Stein is endorsed for President in 2012 by Noam Chomsky, a linguist, author and activist, and by Chris Hedges, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and war correspondent, among others. Courage is the cure for fear and Stein is as real as it gets.

Dr. Jill Stein is running for president

We need peace with honor. Shut down the corporate wars and reinvest in peace and productivity instead of bombs. The bottom line is peace or war. The only potential president with an offer on the table which begins with peace is Doctor Jill Stein.
She can lead this nation to healing, recovery and reconstruction.

Dr. Jill Stein is right about Education

If we want to talk about education reform in America, we need to talk about Dr. Jill Stein.   With all due respect to Bernie Sanders, he is running as …Continue reading

Why Jill Stein is the Only Logical Choice in 2016

We make a difference. So let corporate copy-cats vote their fears if they must.
But we are under attack and it’s time we stand up and fight back.

No justice, no peace.
No fear, no compromise an no surrender.
We can Shine with Stein. 😉

Jill Stein can take the White House.

“We know Bernie said he will support Hillary if she wins the nomination. And Hillary has promised to attack Iran. To take the White House, all Jill Stein has to do is tell the truth.”

Bernie Bashes Banks but Leans Right on War, Israel and Guns : Jill Stein has better ideas

But Jill Stein Walks the Talk on Peace, Justice & Freedom
by Ending Wars of Choice, Securing the Peace, and Endorsing Responsible Gun Ownership

Difference between Sanders and Stein: Difference between War and Peace

“Don’t let them talk you out of your power. They want you to think that you are powerless, that you have to go to the polls and vote for one of the Wall Street sponsored candidates. But, remember, what that means is not just wasting your vote on more of what’s hurting you, it’s actually using your vote as a weapon against yourself. In fact, you are the most powerful thing out there.”
Jill Stein

Jill Stein Walks the Talk

Stein is endorsed for President by Noam Chomsky, a linguist, author and activist, and by Chris Hedges, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and war correspondent, among others. There are good reasons why the best and brightest support Dr. Stein. She asks the right questions, knows the answers and is willing to risk challenging the war machine. We should have her back.

Forever and Eternally…..

“We can flood our years with sunshine — with the divine climate of kindness, and we can drain to the last drop the golden cup of joy.”
― Robert G. Ingersoll, The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll


“The revolution has always been in the hands of the young. The young always inherit the revolution.” ~Huey Newton

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