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Brazilian Social Democracy Party platform and policies

These issues below are sorted in descending order based on how important the average Brazilian [people] voter ranked them on the quiz.

Topics

the Economy  ›  Equal Pay

Should employers be required to pay men and women the same salary for the same job?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should Brazil raise taxes on the rich?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  Healthcare Privatization

Should there be more or less privatization of hospital and healthcare services?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseLess, and provide more government funding

Social  ›  Hate Speech

Should hate speech be protected by freedom of speech laws?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseYes


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Healthcare  ›  Drug Price Regulation

Should the government regulate the prices of life-saving drugs?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  LGBT Adoption Rights

Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseYes, as long as they pass the same background checks as straight couples

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseYes, and adjust it every year according to inflation

the Environment  ›  Environmental Regulation

Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Gay Marriage

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Government Surveillance

Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Media Regulation

Should the government regulate social media sites, as a means to prevent fake news and misinformation?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseNo, social media companies are private and should not be regulated by the government

Domestic Policy  ›  Term Limits

Should there be term limits for members of Parliament?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Armed Teachers

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Death Penalty

Do you support the death penalty?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Corporate Tax

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseLower

the Economy  ›  Economic Stimulus

Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseNo

Transportation  ›  Public Transportation

Should the government increase spending on public transportation?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Gender Workplace Diversity

Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Universal Basic Income

Do you support a universal basic income program?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseYes, everyone should receive an income to cover basic necessities including food and housing

the Economy  ›  Tariffs

Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseNo

Crime  ›  Demilitarize the Police

Should police departments be allowed to use military grade equipment?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Welfare

Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseFewer, and ensure benefits go to those that need it most

the Economy  ›  Labor Unions

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseHelp, in theory but have recently become corrupt and should have their powers limited

Crime  ›  Prison Overcrowding

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseNo, but we should increase funding to offer education and skill building services for prisoners

the Economy  ›  Domestic Jobs

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseNo

Healthcare  ›  Mental Health

Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseYes, our mental healthcare system needs more funding to provide a higher quality of care and services

Healthcare  ›  Marijuana

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseYes, and legalize, tax, and regulate marijuana instead of criminalizing it

the Environment  ›  Animal Testing

Should researchers be allowed to use animals in testing the safety of drugs, vaccines, medical devices, and cosmetics?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  Safe Haven

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Elections

Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Mandatory Military Service

Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseNo, service should be a choice instead of an obligation

Crime  ›  Defunding the Police

Should funding for local police departments be redirected to social and community based programs?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseNo, increase funding and training for police departments in higher crime rate communities

Crime  ›  Private Prisons

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseYes, but they should be strictly regulated to prevent mismanagement and corruption

Social  ›  Transgender Athletes

Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete against athletes that differ from their assigned sex at birth?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseYes

Science  ›  Nuclear Energy

Do you support the use of nuclear energy?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  Single-Payer Healthcare

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseYes, but allow people to use private insurance

Foreign Policy  ›  Military Spending

Should Brazil increase or decrease military spending?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseDecrease

Foreign Policy  ›  North Korea Military Strikes

Should Brazil conduct military strikes against North Korea in order to destroy their long-range missile and nuclear weapons capabilities?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Aid

Should Brazil increase or decrease foreign aid spending?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseDecrease, until we drastically reduce our national budget deficit

Social  ›  Euthanasia

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseYes

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseNo, and political campaigns should be publicly funded

Crime  ›  Criminal Voting Rights

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseNo

the Environment  ›  Corporate Subsidies

Should cities be allowed to offer private companies economic incentives to relocate?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseYes

Elections  ›  Minimum Voting Age

Should the minimum voting age be lowered?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Offshore Banking

Should Brazilian citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseYes, as long as offshore income is reported

Social  ›  Women in Combat

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Muslim Immigrants

Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseNo, banning immigrants based on their religion is unconstitutional

Domestic Policy  ›  Political Advertising on Social Media

Should social media companies ban political advertising?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Flag Burning

Should it be illegal to burn the Brazilian flag?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Bonus Cap

Should bankers’ bonuses be capped at 100% of their pay?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseNo

the Environment  ›  Genetically Modified Foods

Do you support the use of genetically engineered crops and foods?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseYes

Elections  ›  Right of Foreigners to Vote

Should foreigners, currently residing in Brazil, have the right to vote?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseYes, but only after living in the country for 5 years

Domestic Policy  ›  Whistleblower Protection

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Dual Citizenship

Should immigrants to Brazil be allowed to hold dual citizenship status?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Niqāb

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseYes, we should respect all cultural traditions

Immigration  ›  Citizenship Test

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Net Neutrality

Should internet service providers be allowed to speed up access to popular websites (that pay higher rates) at the expense of slowing down access to less popular websites (that pay lower rates)?

PdSDB>PdSDB  Party’s support baseNo