Jobs for ALL – A Massive Public Works and Public Service Program
We demand a massive public works and public service program with direct government employment at prevailing (union) wages paid for by taxing the rich and corporations, by immediately ending all of America’s wars, and by ending all aid to authoritarian regimes to create 25 million new jobs to:
- Expand education: cut class sizes and provide free university for all;
- Expand healthcare and provide free healthcare for all (single payer system);
- Build housing, guarantee decent housing for all;
- Expand mass transit, provided for free;
- Rebuild the infrastructure—bridges, flood control, roads;
- Research and implement clean energy alternatives; and
- Clean up the environment.
These jobs are to be open to all, regardless of documentation/immigration status or criminal record.