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Reform: 4-Pillars of the Liberal Awakening

Social Reform

Higher Education - Welfare - Environment - Trade - Foreign Policy - Security & Defence


Health Care
  1. Everyone - regardless of age, income or background - to have equal access to a high quality health care.
  1. Who provides this service is irrelevant - whoever provides the best and most efficient service (state or private) should be used in whatever proportion is required.
  1. There should be no dogmatic or ideological stance on who is the best ‘provider’ of high quality health care.

  1. Not Life at all costs: more emphasis and resources to be allocated on assisting people in terminal pain and suffering.
  1. Obesity Epidemic:
    1. Individuals to take personal responsibilities for their lifestyle choices, and not expect the state to alwaysdo something for them.
    1. Look into the psychological causes of obesity (ref. happiness agenda).

Penal Reform
  1. Reduce prison population by 50% via the effect of victimless crime abolition.
  1. Long term prison sentences should only be for heinous crimes or those who are a danger to society if they are released.
  1. For petty offenders, the emphasis will be on rehabilitation and re-connecting people with community and society.
  1. Target to bring down the recidivism rate to be brought down by 90%.
  1. Make prisoners feel responsible for themselves and others.
  1. Build their self-confidence by allowing them to achieve in education, work or socially.
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