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The New Congress Party: a New Third Party Focused on Specific Radical Legislative Changes To Promote Democracy and Peace

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10. Strive to establish a democratic world government that provides equal pay for equal work, with no one earning more than three times the wages of the lowest paid worker.  This will eliminate the extremes of poverty and wealth and provide adequate food, housing, and jobs for all citizens of the world.  A system of workplace democracy will be instituted.  The world map can be divided into 500 rectangular-shaped, legislative districts of equal population. The World Legislative Council could then make executive and judicial branch appointments. 

http://www.cdwg.org/home.htm   Coalition for Democratic World Government.  

http://www.worlddemocracyproject.org/   World Democracy Project: Working toward a democratic government under world law. 

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http://globalsolutions.org/   Global Solutions.org.

http://www.nationmaster.com/graph/eco_gin_ind-economy-gini-index  NationMaster.com: Economic Statistics: Gini Index (most recent) by country.    

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_GDP_(nominal)_per_capita   Wikipedia: List of Countries by GDP Per Capita.   

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-17512040   BBC News Magazine: "Where are you on the global pay scale: If there were no rich or poor, and everyone had an equal share of the world's total pay packet, how much would they earn?"  by Ruth Alexander.

http://www.globalissues.org/article/26/poverty-facts-and-stats   GlobalIssues.org : "Almost half of the world--over three billion people--live on less than $2.50 per day," 1-7-2013.

 

11. Implement a Progressive income tax up to 94 percent for any income amounts over $100,000, with a simplified tax code. 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Income_tax_in_the_United_States  Wikipedia: Income tax in the United States.  

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Progressive_tax  Wikipedia: Progressive Tax. 

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12.   Phase out fossil fuels through government incentives.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fossil-fuel_phase-out Wikipedia:  Fossil-fuel phase-out. 

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