Supports the Green New Deal to drastically reduce carbon emissions. Ban fracking and shut down all existing nuclear power plants due to the environmental damages caused by radioactive waste.
Make illegal crossings of the border a civil offense rather than a crime. Protect DACA and citizenship for Dreamers. Opposes border wall funding.
Supports universal background checks and closing loopholes. Ban on assault weapons, as he co-sponsoring a Senate bill to ban them and voting in favor of the Assault Weapons Ban of 2013. Calls for a government buyback program for assault weapons.
Abolish the death penalty, the cash bail system, private prisons, and mandatory minimum sentences on all crimes. Reduce racial disparities in cocaine sentencing.
Is the most prominent supporter of Medicare For All and opposes maintaining a role for private insurance. Has also introduced legislation to lower drug prices and seek alignment of US costs with the drug prices of other countries.
Implement an “extreme wealth tax” on the wealthiest American families and establish a “national wealth registry.” Raise the federal minimum wage to $15/hour and provide paid family and sick leave. Invest federal funds to create millions of affordable homes and set national limits for rent costs. Like Warren, he also wants to break up Big Banks.
Make all public colleges and universities free, using state and federal funding. Eliminate all $1.6 trillion of student debt and set a minimum teacher salary of $60,000. End funding for charter schools.
Decrease defense spending and bring overseas troops home.