Monthly Archives: March 2020

Guaranteed Basic Income – Alternative Media

Click on any publication for current and past articles on Guaranteed Basic Income Alternet American ProspectBlack Agenda ReportCommon DreamsCounter CurrentsCounter Punch     (search on site)Daily KosDemocracy NowElectronic IntifadaForeign Policy In FocusGlobal Research Hightower LowdownInformation Clearing house NAIntercept Intrepid ReportJacobin … Continue reading

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Social Justice

Historically, America led the world in establishing a society with democratic values such as equal opportunity and protection from discrimination. Today, however, our country is among the most extreme examples of industrialized nations that have a widening gap between the … Continue reading

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Ten Key Values

Grassroots Democracy All human beings must be allowed a say in decisions that affect their lives; no one should be subject to the will of another. We work to improve public participation in every aspect of government and seek to … Continue reading

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Tasks Toward Creating a Better America and World

Peace Our country’s long wars and worldwide military presence are immoral and unsustainable. We must dramatically cut our military budget. Ecology The human cost of climate change is too high. We must get off fossil fuels and on to renewable … Continue reading

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Democracy

Think of American democracy as an ongoing, unfolding project that is dynamic and creative in nature. We must be committed to the strengthening of our civil society, including the many mediating institutions at the community level that have always characterized … Continue reading

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State of the World

Never has our country faced as many challenges and crises as we do now. Levels of federal revenue are the lowest they have been since 1950 because of tax cuts and breaks for the very rich and for corporations. Government … Continue reading

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Threat of War on Iran

Unable to justify its actions to the U.N. Security Council, the U.S. has been for years illegally attacking Iran, another U.N. member country in violation of our constitution, the UN Charter and the Nuremberg Principles. Trump has withdrawn from the … Continue reading

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Youth Rights

All human beings have the right to a life that will let them achieve their full potential. Young people are one of the least protected classes of human beings, yet they represent our future. We must ensure they have an … Continue reading

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Women – Violence and Oppression

Language is often used as a weapon by those with power, and women have traditionally borne the brunt of inflicted injuries. Freedom of speech is vital to democracy. However, this freedom should not be used to perpetuate oppression and abuse. … Continue reading

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Woman’s Social Equality

We should support the equal application of the Constitution of the United States of America to all citizens, and therefore call for passage of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). We must urge renewed efforts and campaigns to ratify the ERA. … Continue reading

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