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United,
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The Truths We Hold,
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Smart on Crime,
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Guide to Political Revolution,
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Where We Go From Here,
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Promise Me, Dad ,
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Conscience of a Conservative,
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Two Paths,
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Every Other Monday,
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Courage is Contagious,
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Shortest Way Home,
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The Book of Joe ,
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Becoming,
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Our Revolution,
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This Fight Is Our Fight,
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Higher Loyalty,
by James Comey (2018)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2017)
Books by and about the 2016 presidential election
What Happened ,
by Hillary Clinton (2017)
Higher Loyalty ,
by James Comey (2018)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Hard Choices,
by Hillary Clinton (2014)
Becoming ,
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)

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2013-2015 Socialist Party Platform


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Abortion
    Full reproductive freedom for all women.
Budget & Economy
    Transform the economy to focus on need, not profit.
Civil Rights
    Ban discrimination against GLBTQ people.
    Overcome the intimate link between racism and capitalism.
    Full enforcement of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
    Reparations for slave trade and Native American genocide.
Corporations
    Revolution to overcome capitalist worker exploitation.
    Capitalism is fundamentally incompatible with democracy.
Crime
    Abolish the death penalty.
    Oppose death penalty; abolish FBI and DHS.
    Abolish for-profit prisons; free legal services for all.
Education
    No public funding of private schools.
    Full and equal funding for public education.
    Oppose school-sponsored prayer or other religious practices.
Energy & Oil
    Join Kyoto Protocol; limit carbon emissions.
Environment
    Public ownership of all our natural resources.
    Recognize rights of animals.
Families & Children
    Decriminalize prostitution; social services for sex workers.
    16 months paid maternity or paternity leave.
Foreign Policy
    Oppose IMF, World Bank, and WTO.
    Pay off debts to UN; give up veto power at UN.
Free Trade
    WTO is an instrument of oppression.
    Withdraw from NAFTA, CAFTA, FTAA, IMF, and WTO.
Government Reform
    Public financing of candidates for public office.
Health Care
    Single payer: abolish all private health insurance companies.
Homeland Security
    Close all US bases abroad; 50% cut in defense budget.
    Repeal PATRIOT Act; abolish the CIA and NSA; ban drones.
Immigration
    Amnesty for immigrants; grant them full rights.
    Don't militarize the US-Mexico border; freely cross instead.
Jobs
    Oppose global capitalism with militant united labor action.
    Guaranteed incomes and grants for artists and performers.
    Set maximum wage at 10 times the minimum wage.
Principles & Values
    Abolish every form of domination and exploitation.
Social Security
    More graduated taxes to pay for Social Security.
    Oppose privatization of the Social Security system.
Tax Reform
    More progressive taxation; especially on runaway industry.
    Steeply graduated income tax, capital gains, & luxury tax.
Technology
    Replace automobile-based transport with public transit.
    Breakup large media companies; have government own airwaves.
War & Peace
    The "war on terror" is just subterfuge for U.S. imperialism.
Welfare & Poverty
    Nationalize assets of private corporate pension funds.


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