Social Issues

Affirmative action

After more than 300 years of de facto affirmative action to benefit white males, we definitely need affirmative action for people of color and women to offset enduring historic wrongs as well as present day inequalities.
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Civil Liberties

Civil liberties and due process of law are eroding due to the "war on terrorism" and new technology that allows easy invasion of privacy.
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Education

Education is primarily the responsibility of state and local governments. The federal government has a critical supporting role to play in ensuring that all children -- irrespective of the income of their parents, or their race -- are provided with rich learning environments, equal educational opportunities, and upgraded and repaired school buildings.
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Healthcare

The state of health care in the United States is a disgrace. For millions of Americans it is a struggle between life, health and money. The Progressive Party supports a single-payer health care plan that replaces for-profit, investor-owned health care and removes the private health insurance industry (full Medicare for all).
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