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People’s Platform Directions

People’s Platform

 
To post platform planks

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

2. Pick which level of government – federal, state, or local – in the People’s Platform pull down menu.

3. Scroll down to topic title that appears after “create new topic in…”

4. Fill out topic title field with identifying information, for example, “proposed at a Congress of the People in such-and-such city and this date.”

5. In the next field down, fill in which group discussion you attended, and how many were in attendance in the discussion.

6. In the next field down, type or paste into the box the text of the platform plank.

7. Click submit button


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 a proposed platform plank

1. Choose level of government from the pull down menu under People’s Platform.

2. Find relevant heading in list under forum and click on it.

2. In the list in red text under topic, choose the desired platform plank and click on it.

3. Scroll down and after “Reply to:..”, type in or paste into box.

4. Click on submit button.



Federal

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

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

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 Culture


State

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

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 Enterprise

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

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 Culture


Local

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

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

IX. Alternatives to the prison industrial complex

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

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 Culture