The Dog Party Platform

Social

Universal Basic Income

A monthly stipend delivered to all legal residents unconditionally

Right To Water

The state must make sure that people can afford access to clean water

Right To Food

The state must make sure that people can afford access to basic nutrition

Right To Housing

The state must make sure that people can afford access to basic housing

Right To Basic Health Care

The state must make sure that people can afford access to basic health care This includes basic mental health care.

Right To Education

The state must make sure that students have equal opportunity to learn

Right To Non-Pollution

The state must make sure that people can afford access to a low pollution environment

No minimum wage

UBI replaces minimum wage

No basic welfare

UBI replaces basic welfare

No basic food stamps

UBI + nutrition replaces food stamps

No SNAP

UBI + nutrition right replaces SNAP

No unemployment insurance

UBI replaces unemployment program

No unemployment insurance

Substance Legality

Eliminates stupid drugs black market.

International Relations

No wars

We will not engage in military actions beyond congressionally represented land territories.

Spreading the Joy

Open offer to annex and support - with all the rights and privileges of this platform - for any recognized political entity.

Immigration

We have an open border policy. Get documented and come live here if you like.

Governance

Electoral College

There will be no electoral college.

Districting

An algorithm will be defined with which to create congressional districts.

Ranked Voting

Rank your candidates rather than select only one

Multiple Reps Per District

Each district gets multiple reps which allows non-plurality concerns to be represented

Justice

Bail

Bail only hurts the poor. Constitutional amendment if necessary

Evidence

Actual physical evidence or verifiable records or the like required for conviction. Eye witness and circumstantial is inadequate.

Prison

20 year imprisonment max. Once time is complete, no rights restriction or registration, records are sealed to non-court. Retroactive application.

Taxes

Base Deduction Raise

Must be above poverty level - the poor pay no taxes.

Deduction Elimination

There will be no tax deductions for any entity.

Credit Elimination

There will be no tax credits for any entity.

Corporate

No more limited liability

Restores legal consequences to the perpetrators of crimes.

Capitalization limit

Keeps corporations from controlling excessive money.

Land ownership limit

Keeps corporations from controlling excessive resources.

Charter lifetimes

Provides ability to change the rules under which corporations operate.

Education

No Short Stakes Testing

Students may be tested to be measured, but the scores are only used at aggregate grade/school or higher levels

No property tax

School funding will be based on need to enable learning, not location.

Supplemental UBI for Student families

Equalizing opportunity by providing additional help to families of active students where relevant.