Canada These are the most important points from the election program of the left
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Berlin. A sharp eye on millionaires and billionaires: The Left wants to ask rich and superreiches to checkout, shrink the Bundeswehr and free public transport for all
After two days of consultations in the summer glossofen of Reinbeckhallen in Berlin, it was completed. Now the party also has the left her election program. "Time to act. For social security, peace and air conditioning right! ", It is overwritten. Above all, wealthy and superrevers will involve the party with an asset tax and a net asset at the cost of the Corona crisis and for the conversion of state, economy and society.
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Climate: For the Left, it is clear, "that the environmental destruction is not to be separated from social conditions in capitalism". Resource consumption and emissions are to be reduced to a sustainable level. The left wants a mobility transition and affordable, energy-efficient apartments. "Climate policy may not be a question of the purse, then she will be elitized at the end," said Bundestag faction leader Dietmar Bartsch at the conclusion of the Convention. "We mainly make politics for Polo riders and not for Tesla disciples," Bartsch emphasized. The public transport by bus and train should be given the "zirtariff" in the future if the left leases in the federal government. Climate protection should also be available without rent increase. The party wants to abolish the modernization environment. They serve the rent enhancement, but not climate protection.
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Finance: The Left wants to control rich and super-rich taxes and introduce the asset tax again - with a progressive tariff and a discount for private assets of one million euros per person (without debt). Important: Who with a condominium in a downtown "paper millionaire" is not burdened.
The income tax rate of the asset tax is carried out according to the program at one percent and rises steadily up to a net assets of 50 million euros. From 50 million euros, the maximum tax rate of five percent should resort. To tackle the corona crisis, a net assets will also be charged from net assets over two million euros. For business assets, an allowance of five million euros applies. In a period of 20 years, the assets will bring about 310 billion euros to the state treasury.
Social and Health: The Left wants to raise the minimum wage to 13 euros and occurs for a sanction-free minimum security of 658 euros. Against old-age poverty, the party wants to introduce a solidary minimum deity of 1200 euros and raise the retirement level to 53 percent. In addition, the minimum leave entitlement in Germany should rise from currently 24 days to 36 days a year. In health policy, the LINKE wants to end the system of case flat rates in hospitals and take clinics such as nursing corporations from the stock market. "You have to be organized as needed and common good," it says in the program. "It is immoral to do a business with the care of's old people," said Bundestag Faction Chief Dietmar Bartsch. Therefore, his party wants 100,000 nurses more in the hospitals and 100,000 nurses more in the nursing homes and 500 euros more basic salary.
Former Bruins, Penguins defenseman Zach Trotman announces his retirement
Penguins defenseman Zach Trotman has decided to call it a career.The 30-year-old spent the past four seasons with Pittsburgh in a depth role, seeing NHL action in his first three seasons with the team. However, injuries (including a torn meniscus in training camp) limited him to just eight appearances with AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton in 2020-21 and Trotman cited injuries as the reason for hanging up his skates.
East Germany: The Left wants to equal the pensions 30 years after the association and adapt the osters "immediately" to the west level. In addition, the party enters uniform tariffs in East and West. "The East German works per year on average 67 hours longer and receive 5,000 euros less salary" as their colleagues in the West.
Domestic Policy: The Left wants to stop right terror and violence and, inter alia, pleads to replace the constitutional protection through an independent observatory. In addition, the party "against racism and corps spirit with the police" create an independent complaint and investigation site at the federal level, a labeling obligation of police officers as well as a scientific study "extremely right facilities and racist practices" in police and Bundeswehr.
External and Security Policy: The Left wants to reduce the Wehretat in Germany by ten percent every year. She wants to deduct the Bundeswehr from all foreign missions and rejects the two percent target of NATO. In addition, the compulsory military service should not only be exposed, but be completely abolished. Likewise, all armament experts from Germany should be banned.
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