Draft GPUS Platform Amendment Section Changes
CHAPTER 1: GRASSROOTS DEMOCRACY
Delete section called, "Community."
Delete section called, "Domestic Security."
CHAPTER 2: SOCIAL JUSTICE
Delete section called, "Civil Rights and Equal Rights."
Delete section called, "Religious Freedom and Secular Equality."
Delete section called "War on Terrorism."
All subsections of "Civil Rights and Equal Rights" from 2004 platform shall become stand-alone sections.
Move "Education and Arts" section from Chapter 2 "Social Justice" to Chapter 1 "Grassroots Democracy." Separate them into two distinct sections.
Delete section called, "Economic Justice/Social Safety Net."
CHAPTER 3: ECONOMIC JUSTICE
Change name of Chapter 3 from "Economic Sustainability" to "Economic Justice and Sustainability."
Delete section called, "Small business and the self-employed."
Move "Trade" section from Chapter 1 to Chapter 3.
Delete section called, "Anti-trust Enforcement."
CHAPTER 4: ECOLOGICAL WISDOM
Delete section "Economics Justice" section.
CHAPTER 5: NON-VIOLENCE
Move "Peace and disarmament" section from Chapter 1 "Democracy" to Chapter 5 "Non-violence."
Move "A real road to peace in the Middle East" from Chapter 1 "Democracy" to Chapter 5 "Non-violence."
Move "Demilitarization of space" from Chapter 1 "Democracy" to Chapter 5 "Non-violence."
OUTLINE OF NEW 2010 PLATFORM
II. 10 KEY VALUES
III. CALL TO ACTION
IV. Chapter 1: Grassroots Democracy
A. Political Reform
D. Media Reform
E. Civil liberties
V. Chapter 2: Social Justice
A. Health Care
C. Women's Rights
D. Racial Discrimination
E. Indigenous Peoples
F. Justice for Native Hawaiians
G. Sexual Orientation and Gender Equity
H. Rights of the disabled
I. Youth Rights
J. Veterans Rights
K. Consumer Protection
L. Environmental Justice
N. Criminal Justice
P. Immigration and Emigration
Q. Housing and Homelessness
VI. Chapter 3: Economic Justice and Sustainability
A. Ecological Economics
B. Curbing Corporate Power
C. Local Economic Development
D. Green Jobs
E. Banking and Insurance Reform
F. Pension Reform
G. National Debt
I. Intellectual Property and Technology
VII. Chapter 4: Ecological Wisdom
A. Climate Change
G. Ethical Treatment of Animals
H. Land Use
K. Biological diversity
VIII. Chapter 5: Non-violence
A. United States
E. Middle East
F. United Nations