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Radical Party of the Left platform and policies

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Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

  Party’s support basePro-choice

Foreign Policy  ›  European Union

Should France withdraw from the European Union?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Environment  ›  Environmental Regulation

Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions?

  Party’s support baseYes, and provide more incentives for alternative energy production

Elections  ›  Criminal Politicians

Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

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

  Party’s support baseNo


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Social  ›  Niqāb

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies?

  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Euthanasia

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide?

  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Citizenship Test

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government?

  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Flag Burning

Should it be illegal to burn the French flag?

  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Death Penalty

Do you support the death penalty?

  Party’s support baseNo

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Assimilation

Should immigrants be required to learn the French language?

  Party’s support baseYes, but the government should provide free language learning courses

National Security  ›  Terrorism Surveillance

Should the government arrest all people who are under surveillance for suspected terrorism (S-files)?

  Party’s support baseNo, only if there is undeniable evidence they are planning an attack

the Environment  ›  Genetically Modified Foods

Do you support the use of genetically engineered crops and foods?

  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Gay Marriage

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage?

  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  Healthcare Privatization

Should there be more or less privatization of hospital and healthcare services?

  Party’s support baseLess

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the national minimum wage?

  Party’s support baseYes, and adjust it every year according to inflation

Immigration  ›  Deporting Criminal Immigrants

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?

  Party’s support baseNo, only if they have entered the country illegally

Elections  ›  Right of Foreigners to Vote

Should foreigners, currently residing in France, have the right to vote?

  Party’s support baseYes, but they should only be allowed to vote in local elections

Immigration  ›  Muslim Immigrants

Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists?

  Party’s support baseNo

Science  ›  Mandatory Vaccinations

Should the government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases?

  Party’s support baseYes, but only for deadly contagious diseases

Science  ›  Nuclear Energy

Do you support the use of nuclear energy?

  Party’s support baseYes, temporarily while we increase investment into cleaner renewable alternatives

Elections  ›  Elected Representatives

Should the number of elected representatives be reduced?

  Party’s support baseYes, and reduce their salaries and retirement benefits

the Economy  ›  Domestic Jobs

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

  Party’s support baseNo

National Security  ›  Foreign Assassination

Should France assassinate suspected terrorists in foreign countries?

  Party’s support baseYes, but only if there is undeniable evidence they are planning to attack our country

the Environment  ›  Fracking

Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Corporate Tax

Should France raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?

  Party’s support baseIncrease for large multinational corporations but lower for small businesses

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use?

  Party’s support baseYes

Elections  ›  Candidate Transparency

Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public?

  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Criminal Voting Rights

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?

  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Government Surveillance

Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails?

  Party’s support baseNo, and enact legislation preventing government surveillance of citizen communications

Immigration  ›  Skilled Immigrants

Should France increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers?

  Party’s support baseIncrease

Domestic Policy  ›  Civil Service

Should the current number of civil servants be increased or decreased?

  Party’s support baseDecreased, but increase for education, health, justice, security services

Foreign Policy  ›  Mandatory Military Service

Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Offshore Banking

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

  Party’s support baseYes, as long as offshore income is reported

the Economy  ›  Economic Stimulus

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

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Welfare

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

  Party’s support baseFewer, and ensure benefits go to those that need it most

Healthcare  ›  Marijuana

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana?

  Party’s support baseYes, and legalize, tax, and regulate marijuana instead of criminalizing it

National Security  ›  Syria Travel Ban

Should French citizens who have traveled to Syria be put in jail?

  Party’s support baseNo, but they should be interrogated and closely monitored

Transportation  ›  Notre-Dame-des-Landes Airport

Should the government stop construction on the Notre-Dame-des-Landes’ airport?

  Party’s support baseYes

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties?

  Party’s support baseNo, and political campaigns should be publicly funded

Crime  ›  Prison Overcrowding

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding?

  Party’s support baseYes, but they must perform community service on a daily basis

Foreign Policy  ›  North Korea Military Strikes

Should France conduct military strikes against North Korea in order to destroy their long-range missile and nuclear weapons capabilities?

  Party’s support baseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Syrian Refugees

Should France accept refugees from Syria?

  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Aid

Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending?

  Party’s support baseIncrease

Social  ›  Women in Combat

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles?

  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Military Spending

Should France increase or decrease military spending?

  Party’s support baseNeither, I am satisfied with the current amount of spending

National Security  ›  Emergency State

Should Emergency State measures be included in the French Constitution?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Government Pensions

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Labor Unions

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy?

  Party’s support baseHelp

the Economy  ›  Bitcoin

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

  Party’s support baseNo