A Call for All Progressive Candidates and Officeholders to Embrace a 21st Century Economic Bill of Rights  

A 21st Century Economic Bill of Rights will establish that all Americans are entitled to:1. The right to a useful job that pays a living wage, and to a voice in the workplace through a union and collective bargaining.2. The right to comprehensive quality health care.3. The right to a complete cost-free public education and access to broadband internet.4. The right to decent, safe, affordable housing.5. The right to a clean environment and a secure planet.6. The right to a meaningful endowment of resources at birth and a secure retirement.7. The right to sound banking and financial services.8. The right to recreation and participation in public life.This roster of rights represents our draft for a 21st Century Economic Bill of Rights.

Source: Opinion | A Call for All Progressive Candidates and Officeholders to Embrace a 21st Century Economic Bill of Rights | Harvey J. Kaye

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