This is a list of issues that we care about, and our general positions. More in depth discussions are welcome on individual issue pages. Just add the [[]] brackets around any of these issues and start the page.

What are the issues that the Left cares about, and where do we stand? Note that some of these are issues and stances that might be shared by some on the Right, but not by the Right as a whole.

Civil Rights - right to privacy, freedom of religion, separation of church and state
Climate Policy
Environmental Protection - combating global climate change, extinction of species, pollution
Gun Violence
Intergenerational Transfer CBO Report.
Labor Justice - protecting workers' rights to organize
Marijuana Policy - changing absurd laws
Media Reform - opposing consolidation, breaking media blackouts
Military Funding - decreasing unnecessary funding for the military
Reproductive Freedom - allowing individuals, especially women, the chance to control for themselves when they will have children
Science Policy
Social Justice
Social Security
Space Policy
Unemployment Rates from January 1948 to the Present
Universal Health Care
World Peace

Campaign IssuesEdit

  • Campaign Finance
  • Campaign Reform and Instant Runoff Voting
  • Election Reform
  • Electronic Voting
  • Lobby Reform
  • Media Reform
  • Open Debates
  • Propaganda Reform
  • Representative Government Reform

Crime/Law IssuesEdit

  • Crime
  • Criminal Justice Reform
  • Death Penalty
  • Drug war
  • Gun Laws, Gun Rights & Violence
  • Mandatory Minimum Sentences
  • Marijuana Decriminalization

Economic/Financial IssuesEdit

  • Classism
  • Corporate Oligarchy
  • Corporate Power
  • Economics
  • Economic Justice
  • Farm Policy
  • H-1B and L-1 Visas
  • Jobs Programs / Infrastructure
  • Labor Politics
  • Manufacturing
  • Minimum Wage
  • Nonprofit Bonds
  • Outsourcing Jobs
  • Poverty
  • Public Services
  • Small Business Growth
  • Social Security and Pension Protection
  • Space Exploration
  • Systems Theory
  • Taxes
  • Workers' Rights

Environmental IssuesEdit

  • Clean Air
  • Clean Water
  • Electronic Waste
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Forests and Logging on Public Lands
  • Genetically Engineered Food
  • Hemp
  • Nuclear Safety
  • Organic Farming

Family/Social IssuesEdit

  • The Arts
  • Children's Issues
  • Domestic Violence
  • Education Reform
  • Housing
  • Infrastrucure
  • Poverty
  • Predatory Lending
  • Seniors
  • Sociology
  • Vouchers

Health IssuesEdit

  • AIDS
  • Complementary/Alternative Medicine
  • Health Care Reform
  • Mad Cow Disease
  • Medical Marijuana
  • Medicare Bill
  • Mental Health
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Universal Health Care

International IssuesEdit

  • AIDS
  • Aid to Africa
  • Cuban Embargo
  • Haiti
  • International Cooperation
  • Iraq
  • Korea
  • Middle East
  • Sweat Shops
  • Trade
  • World Hunger

Military/Defense IssuesEdit

  • Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty
  • Department of Peace
  • Depleted Uranium
  • The Draft
  • Military Reform
  • Military Spending
  • National Security
  • Nuclear Weapons
  • Terrorism
  • Veterans
  • Weapons & Non-Proliferation

Race/Ethnicity IssuesEdit

  • Affirmative Action
  • African American Issues
  • American Indians and Hawaiian and Alaskan Natives
  • Arab Americans
  • Irish Americans
  • Racial Discrimination
  • Racism

Rights IssuesEdit

  • Animal Rights
  • Civil Liberties
  • DC Statehood
  • Disability Rights
  • Immigrants' Rights
  • LGBTQ Rights
  • Patriot Act
  • Reproductive Rights
  • Voting Rights
  • Water as a Human Right
  • Workers' Rights


Research and Framing Edit

Here are some ideas and deep framing that needs to inform and organize Liberal thought, research into the political effects of how the brain works, and ideological frameworks that work for people. Here is a place to find links to the research, and how to use that information to have a positive result for humanity.

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