change our economic system from one based on unlimited growth for large corporations to one that provides incentives for small, local, environmentally safe and healthy worker and/or community owned businesses that serve the interests and needs of the community where they are established. Increase incentives for renewable, safe and clean energy initiatives and increase incentives for growing small, local, organic foods from farms to stores.
Establish a large, federal seed money program and guidelines around which groups of people can organize local and regional cooperatives -- for agricultural and energy production, mutual insurance protection, any endeavor -- much like the co-ops that were once essential to the nation's growth and westward expansion.
No off shoring jobs. No tax breaks for off shoring jobs. No off shoring money out of USA to avoid paying taxes . Loose USA citizenship if you hide your millions so you pay no or less taxes to US. Yearly 3% raise for SS Minimum wage increased to #15.00 an hour. all companies pay for sick days , paid vacation , pay Day Care . No company in USA should be allowed to pay so little that the US citizens has to pay for there employees cost of living. Government increase hiring for infrastructure
Remove the penalty against early withdrawal of retirement funds when they are to be applied to the account holder's debt reduction goals. If markets are intensely volatile, why punish those who want to make other investment decisions rather than play the lottery of stocks and bonds with retirement savings?
CEOs used to be banned from owning stock in their own corporations; re-institute the ban. It is a conflict of interest for the CEO to own stock because he then only cares about shareholders like himself rather than the good of the company and uses profits to buy more stock rather than raise wages and invest in research and development
If Corporations not longer wish to pay taxes in the U.S., either through tax inversions or off shore shell accounts, instead, when they go global they have to declare to whom they will be paying taxes to. It's okay if they choose not to be an American Corporation. But that is where the corporate welfare ends. Let's take the corporate tax payer funded largesse, and invest it in the re birth of American Middle Class, by investing in companies that stay in the U.S., and pay their taxes proudly.
Amend the Constitution to guarantee a job for all able bodied people. a. A massive investment in Job Creation in the spirit of the WPA that will bring about Federal Gov’t jobs to Urban and other poor districts across the country. b. Providing a living wage indexed to the price of the cost of living c. Call for Job Training and Paid Apprenticeship programs to enter into the private sector.
mount a major public relations campaign to educate the voters about the difference between supply side economics and demand side economics in language that they can understand. for example: the basic (and false) premise of supply side economics is that rich folks who own large companies think, "wow! I just got a ten million dollar tax break. I guess I'll hire 50 more people" ... rather than "more people want to buy my product, so I'll hire more workers to meet the demand". ( =demand side)