I have seen several versions of the Green Party Ten Key Values.
I have only seen this version once, on a flyer given to me by the Humboldt Green Party. It’s my favorite version:
We must increase public participation at every level of government to ensure that our public representatives are fully accountable to the people who elect them.
We must maintain an ecological balance and live within the ecological and resource limits of our communities and our planet.
Social justice and equal opportunity
We must consciously confront in ourselves, our organizations, and society at large, barriers such as racism and class oppression, sexism and heterosexism, ageism and disability, which act to deny fair treatment and equal justice under the law.
We will work to demilitarize our society and eliminate weapons of mass destruction, without being naïve about the intentions of other governments. We promote nonviolent methods to oppose practices and policies with which we disagree, and will guide our actions toward lasting personal, community, and global peace.
We support a restructuring of social, political, and economic institutions away from a system that is controlled by and mostly benefits the powerful few, to a democratic, less bureaucratic system.
Community based economics
We support decently owned and operated companies which are socially responsible, as well as co-operatives and public enterprises that spread out resources and control to more people through democratic participation. [Read More…]