VOTING is the mechanism by which we legitimize the very existence of our government. The systems we build and use to handle our elections must be transparent and honest. [ideas]

EARTH is the only home we have, this planet and its environment, a fragile balance of life we find ourselves the stewards of. At a basic level, if we want clean air and water, we need to think hard about the amount of pollution we currently and historically have put into both, and stop as best we can. We need to push for better ways to harness the energy that has always fueled life on this planet, the Sun. [ideas]

HEALTHCARE is a human right. [policy] If a democratic government stands for any purpose it is to push for the well being of its citizens. If it is capable, a government should prioritize heathcare for it's people, along with education. Public EDUCATION is an investment in the future of our species. [As a nation, we should support the education of our children, neighbors, and friends.]

WORKER RIGHTS are human rights. If you work full-time hours, you should be making at the very least a living wage in the city you work in. [ideas on subject/economy]

Fellow Americans, our foreign policy as a nation should support Democracy worldwide as a means by which we ensure liberty for all. If we want to be a pillar of democratic light on this planet we have to act like it. [ideas]

In the United States, our government and its enforcers, the Police, serve at the will of the public. Their powers and function as enforcers of the law are dependent on public approval and respect. Our Police are not above the law, and should stripped of their immunities and be open to prosecuted when they murder, use excessive force, or generally infringe on civil liberties. [policy ideas]

We're sharing this rock with the only known examples of life in this universe. Let's value that reality and move together into the future with an eye for who we want to become. Let's move forward in the pursuit of our better selves. [Space and Beyond]

U.S. Politics
The United States currently has a two-party system. The current parties' positions have shifted over time, but this is about where they stand now:

The Democratic Party too often dragging its feet and after years of work by progressive activists The Republican Party President Joe Biden

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Obama’s clemency initiative was a move in the right direction and should be reestablished as a final line of justice for those whom the greater system has failed. Presidential Pardon Wishlist.

Local/City Government Wishlist

News Sources
There are lots of great, trustworthy news sources that operate in good faith with their attempt to show the truth as clearly as possible. Here are a few I recommend having in your periphery as you explore the world.

DemocracyNow!
A national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.

France 24
A French perspective to global affairs broadcasting 24/7 to 250 million homes around the world in French, Arabic and English, they provide a comprehensive update on the latest international news.

The Intercept
Covers national security, politics, civil liberties, the environment, international affairs, technology, criminal justice, the media, and more. The Intercept gives its journalists the editorial freedom and legal support they need to pursue investigations that expose corruption and injustice wherever they find it and hold the powerful accountable.

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