Glover is a long-time social entrepreneur who has founded 18 campaigns for ecology and justice. He has authored six books on community power and previously taught urban studies at Temple University and ecological economics at Philadelphia University. Central to Glover's campaign will be support for a statewide Medicare for All bill (HB 1688) and a ban on fracking, which he says "poisons the future." In lieu of continued dependence on fossil fuels, he will advocate for the creation of a Green Labor Administration responsible for creating 500,000 jobs in PA, as detailed in his book Deep Green Jobs. "As governor," he adds, "I will also support progressive taxation, alternatives to incarceration, funding equity for public education, regional organic agriculture, expanded rail systems, decriminalization of marijuana, bolder union organizing, and a state bank whose deposits serve Pennsylvania." this candidate.
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Regionally-adjusted increases to $15 or greater are needed in order to reverse the deepening divide between rich and poor. The largest companies depend on taxpayers to provide public welfare in order to maximize profit.
I am proposing a transition from the Middle Class to what I call the Mutual Class, to get Pennsylvanians off of treadmills that increase costs of food, housing, health care.
The projected seven degree temperature rise during the next 80 years requires us to rebuild our cities and towns toward balance with nature. Extraordinary changes will overwhelm us, and our grandchildren, unless we begin.
I am the only candidate for PA governor who would ban fracking and double solar credits, require maximum energy efficiency in new construction, and shift the budget from highways to transit.
Were you (or would you have been) in support of the 2016 legislation regulating opioids in Pennsylvania (Act 122, Act 124, Act 125, Act 126)?
Pharmaceutical companies, doctors and druggists need to be held to stronger standards on the manufacture, prescribing and distribution of opioids. Natural pain killers like marijuana and other herbs need to be more readily available.
From the choices below, what best represents your view on abortion?
Pro-fetus is not itself pro-life, since being pro-life requires dedication to world peace, economic justice, population control, and environmental repair. Abortion will be rare when the fullest definitions of life are common.