The Ohio Green Party Candidate Questionnaire  pg 5 of 5

Questions related to the Green Party’s  TEN KEY VALUES Green Party’s 10 Key Values

1. Ecological Wisdom – Question, “How can we operate human societies with the understanding that we are part of nature, not on top of it?” _______________________________________________________________________________________

2. Grassroots Democracy – Question, “How can we develop systems that allow and encourage us to control the decisions that affect our lives?” __________________________________________________________________________________

 3. Social Justice – Question, “How can we respond to human suffering in ways that promote dignity? _________

4. Non-violence – Question, “How can we, as a society, develop effective alternatives to our current patterns of violence, at all levels, from the family and the street to nations and the world?” _________________________________ 

5. Decentralization– Question, “How can we restore power and responsibility to individuals, institutions, communities, and regions?” ___________________________________________________________________________________ 

6. Community-Based Economics- Question, “How can we redesign our work structures to encourage employee ownership and workplace democracy?” __________________________________________________________________________ 

7. Feminism- Question, “How can we replace the cultural ethics of dominance and control with more cooperative ways of interacting?” _____________________________________________________________________________________________ 

8. Respect for Diversity – Question, “How can we honor cultural, ethnic, racial, sexual, religious and spiritual diversity within the context of individual responsibility to all beings?” _________________________

9. Global Responsibility – Question, “How can we be of genuine assistance to grassroots groups in the Third World? ________________________________________________________________________________________________________

10. Future Focus – Question, “How can we induce people and institutions to think in terms of the long-range future, and not just in terms of their short-range selfish interest? ______________________________________________

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