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THE #DISKOMANIFESTO

#RESPECTDIFFERENCES

 

ALL HUMANS DESERVE THE BEST LIFE POSSIBLE, REGARDLESS OF ANY LABEL OR CHARACTERISTIC. BLACK LIVES MATTER. WOMEN DESERVE EQUAL PAY AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITY. REFUGEES MUST BE GRANTED SAFE PASSAGE AND SAFE HAVEN. IMMIGRANTS SHOULD HAVE AN EFFICIENT PATH TO CITIZENSHIP. PEOPLE LIVING WITH DISABILITIES OR CHRONIC CONDITIONS DESERVE RESPECT AND UNDERSTANDING. WHO A PERSON LOVES (OR HAS SEX WITH) IS NOT A CRIME [ASSUMING ALL PARTIES ARE OF LEGAL AGE]. UNDERSTANDING FOR ALL FORMS OF GENDER IDENTITY, EXPRESSION, AND FLUIDITY. FINANCIAL REPARATIONS FOR INDIVIDUALS IMPACTED BY INSTITUTIONAL RACISM, SEXISM, HETERONORMATIVITY, OR OTHER FORMS OF INTOLERANCE.

#EDUCATIONREFORM

 

FREE PUBLIC EDUCATION, INCLUDING UNIVERSAL PRE-K, ELEMENTARY, SECONDARY, AND COLLEGE. END ALL PUBLIC FUNDING FOR UNDER-PERFORMING CHARTER SCHOOLS.  ELIMINATE PRIVATIZATION OF STUDENT LOANS, AND REDUCE EXISTING AND FUTURE STUDENT LOAN RATES TO LEVELS RECEIVED BY CORPORATIONS. ELIMINATE STANDARDIZED TESTING. SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASE TIME FOR ARTS AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY ACROSS ALL ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY GRADE LEVELS. INCORPORATE TAX-DEDUCTIONS FOR LIFE-LONG LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES. MORE FUNDING FOR LIBRARIES. MORE FUNDING FOR MUSEUMS. MORE FUNDING FOR THE ARTS, AND MORE FUNDING FOR ARTS-IN-EDUCATION PROGRAMS THAT SHOW RESULTS.

#SYSTEMCHANGE

 

CAMPAIGN FINANCE REFORM. END CORPORATE SUBSIDIES AND CORPORATE LOBBYING. OVERTURN CITIZENS UNITED. END LOBBYING BY RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS AND END TAX-EXEMPTION OF RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS. DISCONTINUE POLITICIZED REDISTRICTING AND GERRYMANDERING. MEET AND EXCEED PROMISES MADE TO ACTIVE AND RETIRED MEMBERS OF THE MILITARY WHILE MAKING MILITARY SPENDING MORE EFFICIENT. FISCALLY-EFFICIENT GOVERNMENT ACROSS ALL LEVELS. GOVERNMENT FOCUS ON PROGRAMS THAT DIRECTLY BENEFIT PEOPLE, NOT CORPORATE PROFITS. MAKE ELECTION DAY A FEDERAL HOLIDAY - ON A WEEKEND.

#UNIVERSALHEALTHCARE

 

FREE AND EXCELLENT HEALTH CARE TO ALL - NOT JUST THE WEALTHY. PROMOTE OVERALL HEALTH AND WELLNESS, NOT JUST MEDICATION. MAKE COMPREHENSIVE MENTAL HEALTH, DENTAL CARE, AND VISION CARE A PART OF UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE. PROVIDE MORE SUBSIDIES TO ORGANIC FARMERS, AND MAKE NON-PROCESSED FOOD MORE AFFORDABLE. ENCOURAGE PARTICIPATION IN LIFE-LONG ATHLETIC ACTIVITIES (WALKING, SWIMMING, YOGA, RUNNING, BIKING, SKATING) AND PROVIDE TAX DEDUCTIONS FOR COSTS RELATED TO PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES AND WELLNESS.

#JUSTTHEBEGINNING

 

THE IDEAS ON THIS PAGE - NONE OF THEM NEW OR GROUND-BREAKING - ARE JUST THE BEGINNING. THE CHALLENGES FACING OUR WORLD ARE DAUNTING, AND CHANGE WILL HAPPEN WHEN WE COME TOGETHER TO DEMAND IT. WE MUST CHANGE OURSELVES, AND EXPECT MORE FROM THE PEOPLE WHO ARE SUPPOSED TO BE WORKING IN OUR BEST INTEREST.               RAISE YOUR VOICE.