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The Greens’ policies on economic issues

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the Economy  ›  Equal Pay

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

  Party’s support baseYes, and businesses should be required to publish their salary ranges for each position

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

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

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should France raise taxes on the rich?

  Party’s support baseLower the income tax rate and remove all existing tax loopholes for large corporations

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the national minimum wage?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Domestic Jobs

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

  Party’s support baseYes


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the Economy  ›  Corporate Tax

Should France raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?

  Party’s support baseRemove taxes on corporations and tax shareholder dividends instead

the Economy  ›  Solidarity Tax

Should the solidarity tax on wealth be abolished?

  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 baseNo, and neither should corporations and business organizations

the Economy  ›  Economic Stimulus

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

  Party’s support baseYes, but in the form of increased spending on infrastructure

the Economy  ›  Welfare

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

  Party’s support baseFewer

the Economy  ›  Farm Subsidies

Should the EU subsidize farmers?

  Party’s support baseYes, but only for organic farms

the Economy  ›  Universal Wage

Should France implement a universal wage?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Bonus Cap

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

  Party’s support baseYes, and lower the cap to 20%

the Economy  ›  Government Pensions

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?

  Party’s support baseNo, they should be reduced

the Economy  ›  Labor Unions

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy?

  Party’s support baseHelp

the Economy  ›  Work Law

Should the Work Law be repealed?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

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

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Bitcoin

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency?

  Party’s support baseNo, it provides too high of risk for criminal activity

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

  Party’s support baseNo