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We demand expansion and enforcement of job health and safety laws.

We call for the restoration of all labor rights previously won by women and their extension to men as well.

No prison labor for private profit. Living wage and full union rights for any prison labor.

Defend workers' rights to organize, form union caucuses, strike, and boycott.

No replacement of striking workers.

International solidarity of workers against international capitalist schemes such as NAFTA and WTO in defense of jobs, wages, working conditions and environmental laws.

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Richard R. Castaldo for Congress - District 30 PDF Print E-mail

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Richard Castaldo

Richard Castaldo was born in San Diego, California in 1981. He lived in Denver for 15 years and moved to the Los Angeles area in 2007 to attend SAE Institute, where he received a degree in sound engineering. He is currently an engineer and musician. He attended Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado and was a victim of the infamous shootings there in April, 1999; consequently, Richard remains in a wheelchair due to a spinal cord injury. Because of this, he has been a subject of numerous documentaries including Bowling For Columbine and Peacejam. He has also been involved with non-documentary projects.

Richard is running for Congress in the 30th District, with an emphasis on these five issues:

  • Defund all wars of imperialism, including Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan.
  • Single-payer not-for-profit healthcare.
  • Abolish corporate "personhood." Rights belong to human beings, not corporations.
  • Terminate the Patriot Act and restore the Bill of Rights.
  • End corporate bailouts and create green jobs.

The 30th District in Los Angeles County includes Santa Monica, Westwood, West Hollywood, Brentwood, Pacific Palisades, Topanga, Malibu and Canoga Park.

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 October 2010 11:00