Problems and Proposed Solutions
|Unemployment||Cancel global trade agreements (TTIP, CETA, Japan...), reintroduce sectorial import tarrifs. See 'New Deal'. Harmonise EU minimum unemployment benefit based on percentage of average income. Stop cross-border employment competition (transport...)|
|European New Deal||Create employment in critical sectors such as renewable energy. Harmonise minimum wages based on percentage of average wage.|
|Agriculture||Remake the CAP to control prices and quantity; support local production - sales cycle, improve animal welfare standards, de-industrialise. Stop producing sugar. Increase EU storage mechanism to control supply and demand|
|Taxation||Introduce a European Tobin Tax (+G20), stop tax avoidance and close tax havens. Increase progessive taxation.
Harmonise EU VAT
|Banking||Re-introduce EU equivalent of the Glass Steagall Act. Close speculation in foodstuffs (purchaser = consumer). Break-up biggest banks. Introduce FTT (TT) of 2% to slow speculation|
resolution of international conflicts via EU task force; redistribute
wealth to developing countries with anti-corruption contracts. Promote
no / low trade barriers with poorer countries, stop producing EU sugar.
Quota-system with financial aid from FTT to take in immigrants
|Politics||Take corporate money out of politics (USA). Allow public services and critical industry to be public and avoid forced privatisation and competition|
|Health||Public health (USA). Promote R&D in non-profitable medical research. Remove price barriers for poorer countries
Reinforce public health (including optical and dental) for all