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Jean-Luc Mélenchon’s policies on economic issues

These issues below are sorted in descending order based on how important the average French [people] voter ranked them on the quiz.


the Economy  ›  Equal Pay

Should employers be required to pay men and women the same salary for the same job?

  Jean-Luc Mélenchon voterbaseYes, and businesses should be required to publish their salary ranges for each position

the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should France raise taxes on the rich?

  Jean-Luc Mélenchon voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt?

  Jean-Luc Mélenchon voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the national minimum wage?

  Jean-Luc Mélenchon voterbaseYes, and make it a living wage

the Economy  ›  Domestic Jobs

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country?

  Jean-Luc Mélenchon voterbaseNo, but drastically increase taxes and import tariffs on outsourcing businesses

the Economy  ›  Welfare

Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits?

  Jean-Luc Mélenchon voterbaseFewer, and ensure benefits go to those that need it most

the Economy  ›  Solidarity Tax

Should the solidarity tax on wealth be abolished?

  Jean-Luc Mélenchon voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Universal Wage

Should France implement a universal wage?

  Jean-Luc Mélenchon voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Corporate Tax

Should France raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?

  Jean-Luc Mélenchon voterbaseRaise

the Economy  ›  Farm Subsidies

Should the EU subsidize farmers?

  Jean-Luc Mélenchon voterbaseYes, but only small local farms instead of large corporations

the Economy  ›  Economic Stimulus

Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession?

  Jean-Luc Mélenchon voterbaseYes, and collectivize all industry

the Economy  ›  Offshore Banking

Should French citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts?

  Jean-Luc Mélenchon voterbaseNo, and neither should corporations and business organizations

the Economy  ›  Universal Basic Income

Do you support a universal basic income program?

  Jean-Luc Mélenchon voterbaseYes, everyone should receive an income to cover basic necessities including food and housing

the Economy  ›  Labor Unions

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy?

  Jean-Luc Mélenchon voterbaseHelp

the Economy  ›  Government Pensions

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?

  Jean-Luc Mélenchon voterbaseYes, but only for low-income pensioners

the Economy  ›  Work Law

Should the Work Law be repealed?

  Jean-Luc Mélenchon voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Tariffs

Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country?

  Jean-Luc Mélenchon voterbaseYes, this will help create and save more jobs

the Economy  ›  Bonus Cap

Should bankers’ bonuses be capped at 100% of their pay?

  Jean-Luc Mélenchon voterbaseYes, and nationalise the banks

the Economy  ›  Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

Do you support the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)?

  Jean-Luc Mélenchon voterbaseNo, this will incentivize companies to move jobs out of the country

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

  Jean-Luc Mélenchon voterbaseNo, this is a waste of time and money

the Economy  ›  Bitcoin

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency?

  Jean-Luc Mélenchon voterbaseNo, and it has no intrinsic value

the Economy  ›  Tech Monopolies

Should the government break up Amazon, Facebook and Google?

  Jean-Luc Mélenchon voterbaseYes