I Pledge to Support Washington,D.C. Statehood
I Pledge to Advocate for "The Peoples' Platform"
We don't take money from the NRA or arms manufacturers because an economy of violence can never support a society of peace. That's why I'm pledging to divest from the war machine.
The people of Washington, D.C. have no voting representation in Congress. We must end this taxation without representation. That's why I'm pledging to support statehood for Washington, D.C.
With a slate of over 30 candidates & growing, the Rose Caucus is a Socialism-based Legislative caucus, united by a promise to advocate for & help develop "The Peoples' Platform"; a living document by the people, for the people!
FEDERAL RENT CONTROL
Over ⅓ of American households rent their homes. The 2008 crash devastated American workers in permanent ways;. Millennial home ownership rates are dismal, and housing insecurity/homelessness are on the rise. On any given night in the United States, there are more than half a million people sleeping on the streets, over 20,000 of them in Washington State alone...
THE GREEN NEW DEAL
The climate crisis is the greatest engineering challenge in human history. We must transition our economy to emit zero carbon & actively sequester it in the next decade; this means becoming carbon-neutral by 2025. To do this, we will create millions of good-paying, union jobs overhauling transportation systems, rapidly replacing internal combustion vehicles with zero-carbon alternatives, rebuilding our energy grid, redesigning cities, and finding new ways to produce food...
THE ROOTS OF RACISM
The working class is more diverse than America at large and every branch of our government. Racism has been embedded in the fabric of American society since before our nation was founded. The wealthy and powerful, nearly all of them white men, have maintained their positions of power by dividing us up using race, religion, and nationality. Our country remains segregated in education, policing, housing, healthcare, infrastructure, and environmental safety...
Washington's 10th congressional district is a congressional district is centered on the state capitol, Olympia, and includes portions of Thurston, Pierce, and Mason counties.