For Human Rights. Not Corporate Rights.

Josh Jones's campaign takes no corporate money - we are by the people, for the people. 

Josh Jones

We have already visited the counties of Humboldt, Trinity, Siskiyou, Tehama, Yolo, Alameda, Santa Clara, Ventura, Orange, Imperial, and Los Angeles.

Our goal is to visit every single one of California's 58 counties, to go where politicians never go, to hear from disenfranchised communities and change the political conversation to reflect their needs and concerns. 

2018 is a time of historic change. The status quo is collapsing. The Occupy movement and the Bernie Sanders campaign demonstrated the thirst for an end to politics-as-usual in favor of politics of the 99%; with an economy which only serves the elite, a housing market in turmoil, and our planet on the verge of disaster, we could win everything, or we could lose everything.

Our platform is one of radical transformation in fields such as healthcare, energy and environment, expanding free public education to include optional college, and a Green New Deal for California. Learn more here or here.

 

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    The campaign's latest travels

    Happy holidays! Last weekend our campaign traveled to four different counties in southern California! San Jose in Santa Clara County, Palm Springs in Riverside County, Calexico in Imperial County, and Orange County.

    While we were in Calexico we went to the border wall with Mexico and did a campaign video. It's an imposing wall, which allows capital to move freely, but prevents people from being free. Some people who can get across, but who don't pay as much, have to wait hours. There's a high cost pay lane for people with more money. Of course money flies across with no barrier. This is only one of the reasons NAFTA is egregious. Another is that NAFTA allows corporations to flee U.S. environmental and labor laws to pollute our neighbor country and abuse our neighboring workers. 

    We were able to get together quite a few people to help activate a Green Party County Council in Imperial County! This is our second GPCC we've helped to activate. The other is Siskiyou County at the far north of California. 

    We'll go back down to southern California and do another county circuit in a couple of weeks!

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    I will fight to:

    End corruption in politics, overturn Citizens United, and get big money out of politics. I will only accept contributions from individuals.

    I will push to increase farmworkers' rights; good working conditions, a livable wage, and good housing, such that an average Californian would also be willing to do that kind of work.

    Companies and wealthy people need to pay their fair share of taxes. This is what progressive taxation is all about; simply pay for last year's infrastructure services. That infrastructure was already there before they became rich.

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    Tabling For Single Payer - Health Care for All California

    Today several of us went to the Farmers' Market and tabled in support of Senate Bill SB562. It's always fun getting out and speaking to the people! Despite the numerous fires in CA we had great weather, no smoke and no rain, though it was windy. Rocks on our literature was a must! Melissa Johnson-Camacho brought excellent color handouts, as well as Millie and Dan Braunstein, who are from Healthcare for All California. Special thanks to Cheli, Daphne, Louise, and of course, Kristal!

    We had quite a few people come by talk about single payer healthcare, and some signed up for later information. We learned some things as well! 

    Some of the things I was able to address:

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    Official Announcement of Josh Jones for Governor 2018

    This evening, at the most recent meeting of the Berniecrats club in Yolo County, I announced my run for Governor of California on the Green Party ticket. The club thanked me for my service as their President, and gave me a round of applause. I, in turn, thanked the members and the board for their outstanding support and strong efforts in activism over the last year, and before. They are all great organizers, each one of them. 

    I told them I had resigned from the Democratic Party, some weeks prior, in favor of the Green Party. There are many reasons for this, and it's been long coming. Having been a Green in prior years, I had moved to Dem to found the local Davis for Bernie Sanders group in June of 2015. In November of 2016 I went back to the Greens and voted for Jill Stein. Now I'm home and running hard, to fight for human rights, workers rights, marginalized peoples' rights, environmental rights: in short, the rights of all people in California. 

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  • commented 2018-01-06 23:16:50 -0800
    I followed the “Vote Blue no matter who” BS for a third of my life, but after the absolute insanity I witnessed in 2016, where that very party played every dirty trick they could to suppress their most viable candidate… I’m forking done giving that party any more support – Words cannot begin to express how grateful I am that I’ll be able to vote for you instead of Wal-Mart Harris or some other corporate tool this year😊
  • commented 2017-11-26 11:51:25 -0800
    We need a hard break away from Corporations. #NoCorporateMoney #Josh4Gov