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Forum Post: This is what America needs!

Posted 2 years ago on May 2, 2012, 2:21 p.m. EST by nameka (0)
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1.) We demand the union of all Americans in a Great America on the basis of the principle of self-determination of all peoples.

2.) We demand that the State shall above all undertake to ensure that every citizen shall have the possibility of living decently and earning a livelihood.

3.) All citizens must possess equal rights and duties.

4.) The first duty of every citizen must be to work mentally or physically. No individual shall do any work that offends against the interest of the community to the benefit of all.

5.) That all unearned income, and all income that does not arise from work, be abolished.

6.) Since every war imposes on the people fearful sacrifices in blood and treasure, all personal profit arising from the war must be regarded as treason to the people. We therefore demand the total confiscation of all war profits.

7.) We demand the nationalization of all trusts.

8.) We demand profit-sharing in large industries.

9.) We demand a generous increase in old-age pensions.

10.) We demand the creation and maintenance of a sound middle-class, the immediate communalization of large stores which will be rented cheaply to small tradespeople, and the strongest consideration must be given to ensure that small traders shall deliver the supplies needed by the State, the provinces and municipalities.

11.) We demand an agrarian reform in accordance with our national requirements, and the enactment of a law to expropriate the owners without compensation of any land needed for the common purpose. The abolition of ground rents, and the prohibition of all speculation in land.

12.) We demand that ruthless war be waged against those who work to the injury of the common welfare. Profiteers are to be punished with death, regardless of creed or race.

13.) We demand that Roman law, which serves a materialist ordering of the world, be replaced by a new common law.

14.) In order to make it possible for every capable and industrious American to obtain higher education, and thus the opportunity to reach into positions of leadership, the State must assume the responsibility of organizing thoroughly the entire cultural system of the people. The curricula of all educational establishments shall be adapted to practical life. The conception of the State Idea (science of citizenship) must be taught in the schools from the very beginning. We demand that specially talented children of poor parents, whatever their station or occupation, be educated at the expense of the State.

15.) We demand that there be a legal campaign against those who propagate deliberate political lies and disseminate them through the press.

16.) We demand freedom for all religious faiths in the state, insofar as they do not endanger its existence or offend the moral and ethical sense of the American people.

17.) In order to carry out this program we demand: the creation of a strong central authority in the State, the unconditional authority by the political central parliament of the whole State and all its organizations.

The formation of professional committees and of committees representing the several estates of the realm, to ensure that the laws promulgated by the central authority shall be carried out by the federal states.

18.) COMMON GOOD BEFORE INDIVIDUAL GOOD

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