Saturday, October 2, 2010

Ecological, Economic, Social and Poltical Change: Join the Green New Deal Coalition

Vote Green! To mend, repair , and transform America: Join the Green New Deal Coalition now! Activism NOW! Solidarity!

The Green New Deal is an ambitious program to create economic prosperity together with ecological sustainability.

Here are the 10 policies you endorse by joining the Green New Deal Coalition:

1) Cut military spending at least 70%;
2) Create millions of green union jobs through massive public investment in renewable energy, mass transit and conservation;
3) Set ambitious, science-based greenhouse gas emission reduction targets, and enact a revenue-neutral carbon tax to meet them;
4) Establish single-payer "Medicare for all" health care;
5) Institute tuition-free public higher education;
6) Change trade agreements to improve labor, environmental, consumer, health and safety standards;
7) End counterproductive prohibition policies and legalize marijuana;
8) Enact tough limits on credit card interest and lending rates, progressive tax reform and strict financial regulation;
9) Amend the U.S. Constitution to abolish corporate personhood; and
10) Pass sweeping electoral, campaign finance and anti-corruption reforms.