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Democracy Charter Directions

Democracy Charter

To propose amendments to the Democracy Charter.

1. Login or, if a new user, register to the site

2. In pull down menu under Democracy Charter, choose Amendments.

3. Click on appropriate heading in list under Forum.

4. Fill out Topic Title field with identifying information of who developed the amendment, where it was done and when. In the next field below, fill in further information identifying the group discussion and the number in attendance.

5. In the next field below, type or paste the content of your amendment.

6. Click on the submit button at the bottom.


To vote on proposed amendments to the Democracy Charter

1. Log in or, if a new user, register to the site.

2. Click on the poll for that amendment to vote yes or no on it.

3. Each registered user has one vote.

4. After you have submitted your vote, you will be able to see the results of the poll.


To comment on the original text of the Democracy Charter.

1. Login or, if a new user, register to the site

2. Click on Body of the Democracy Charter in the Democracy Charter pull-down menu.

3. Scroll down to the bottom. Under “Leave Reply,” type your comment in the box.

4. Click on button “Post Comment.”

 
To comment on Amendments to the Democracy Charter.

1. Log-in or register to the site.

2. Click on Amendments in the Democracy Charter pull-down menu.

3. In the list in red text under Forum, click on a point heading to choose a section of the Democracy Charter.

4. In the list in red text under Topic, click on the amendment you wish to view.

5. Scroll to the bottom and in the box under “Reply To:”, type a comment.

6. Click on the red Submit button on the bottom.


Amendments
I. Affordable Housing and an End to Homelessness
II. Full Employment and Living Wage Jobs

III. Racial Equality, Human Rights, Immigrant Rights, Women’s Rights, and LGBT Rights

IV. Quality Public Education through College

IX. Alternatives to the prison industrial complex – New Democracy Charger / Amendment New 20181220

V. International Solidarity and a New Foreign Policy of Peace, Cooperation and Mutual Respect

VI. Health Care for All

VII. Social Security System with Integrity

VIII. A Farm Economy Restructured to Family and Cooperative Enterprises

X. Environmental Justice and Protecting the Environment

XI. Public Ownership of Strategic Resources

XII. Electoral Reform, Campaign Finance Reform and Increasing Voter Registration

XIII. Public Ownership of and Access to Communications Infrastructures
To add points to the Democracy Charter

1. To create a new section, pull down Democracy Charter menu and click on “Added Points.”

2. Scroll down to the bottom past list under Forum to Create Topic in “Added Points.”

3. Fill out Topic Title field with identifying information of who, where and when. In the next field below, fill in further information identifying the group discussion and the number in attendance.

4. In the next field below, type or paste the content of the new section in the box.

5. Click on the red submit button at the bottom.


To amend an added point

1. Pull down Democracy Charter menu and click on “Added Points.”

2. Scroll down through list in red text under Forum to find appropriate heading, then click on text.

3. Scroll down past list under Topic

4. Fill out Topic Title field and the field below that to identify the group discussion and type or paste the text of the amendment in the box below that.

5. Click on the red submit button at the bottom. This adds a discussion topic under the section.


Added Points

XIV. Right to Organize and Building the Labor Movement

XV. Progressive Taxation of Corporations and the Wealthy

XVI. Fair Trade

XVII. Fully Funded Public Transit

XVIII. Public Funding for Arts and Cultural