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Policy Brief

#ProtectHumanity

Enforce human rights law and make global solidarity a reality through globally accountable governance.

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Global Solidarity

Ensure a global minimum standard of living by legally ensuring clean water, sanitation, and quality food, healthcare, education, and housing for all.
 

  • Human rights should be enforceable through world law. People in disadvantaged situations should be able to sue those responsible and legally demand alleviation of their hardships.
     

  • The root cause of global poverty is not lack of resources, it is dysfunctional global politics. The distribution of humanitarian aid, capital, knowledge, and labor in a world federation would be fairer and reduce global inequality.
     

  • Global, comprehensive minimum regulation and taxation is essential to eliminate the loopholes of a patchwork of different national regulatory and tax regimes. This ensures that multinational corporations pay their fair share back to global society, and guarantees a global minimum standard for labor rights, safety standards and environmental practices.

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End Oppression

Strengthen the autonomy of individuals, groups, and nations by putting an end to exploitative economic practises, neocolonialism, and discrimination.
 

  • Authoritarian countries exploit their right to sovereignty in the international system to discriminate against minorities within their borders, mistreat migrants attempting to cross them, and exert undue influence beyond them with impunity. Global democracy is crucial to give a voice to the oppressed, no matter their situation within their own country, their host country, or the interests of powerful countries. 
     

  • A global democratic framework would give disadvantaged groups and countries the ability to develop independently from economically, culturally, and politically dominating nations.

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Diversity & Equality

Support the diversity of cultures, ethnicities, and languages, while encouraging the growth of a common human identity to deal with common issues. 

  • A world federation would grant all people, regardless of national citizenship status, the rights to participate in global democracy, petition national governments, and move freely between countries. A world federation would support all national, linguistic, cultural, and ethnic identities, compatible with democratic world federation.
     

  • A world parliament would give fair representation to previously sidelined communities and make their needs more visible. Global politics would no longer be dominated by the five permanent members of the UN Security Council, but by representatives of the people, elected through universal suffrage.

A democratic world federation turns the unfulfilled promises of international treaties into enforceable world law. A world federation allows humanity to bring these four ideals into reality: 

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#AbolishWar

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#SaveEarth

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#ProtectHumanity

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#GoBeyond