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Congress must pass a “new bill of rights”. These are basic rights for all citizens, not privileges for a few.


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  1. Right to have scientifically based policies in place to stop climate change  and hold CO2 to 350 ppm. 
  2. Right to single-payer, affordable, basic healthcare for all. 
  3.  Right to public education from pre-school through trade school or college.
  4.  Right to a job with a livable wage for those over 18. 
  5. Right to income tax fairness. No special capital gains rate. 50% marginal rate for earnings over $500 K /year. 75% marginal rate for earnings over over $500 K /year. 75% marginal rate for earnings over $1 million/ year.  million/ year. 
  6. Right to a truly fair representative democracy. Publicly funded elections lasting only 3 months. Consequences for untrue political statements. 
  7. Right to law enforcement and criminal justice systems that are not biased against low income people and minorities.


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