One of the main similarities is her position on campaign financing. Stein and the
Stein, who also ran for president in 2012, is calling for open presidential debates. This would allow her and her running mate, human rights activist
Stein doesn't currently meet that requirement, but here's a look at what she might argue for if she were in the debates:
Not surprisingly, Stein says climate change is the greatest threat facing humanity. She supports a transition to 100 percent clean, renewable energy by 2030. Stein calls the plan the Green New Deal, which she says will also create jobs.
In an interview on "Fox News Sunday," Stein said the plan would pay for itself because by improving air quality through use of renewable energy, people will be healthier and health care costs will go down.
"The savings in health care alone is enough to pay for the green energy transition," she said.
Stein has said she wants to "create a welcoming path to citizenship" for immigrants. She said immigration has contributed to the strength, diversity and creativity in
Stein says she would cut military spending by 50 percent, close all military bases around the world and end "catastrophic regime-change wars." In an interview on "Fox News Sunday," Stein said her plan to fight
Stein recently said she would not have made the order to assassinate
According to the platform on her website, Stein wants to cut taxes for working families, the poor and middle class. She calls for making "
Stein advocates for a
Stein is supportive of legalizing marijuana. She also says the country should end the war on drugs and "treat drug issues as a public health issues, not as a crime."
Stein calls for free public higher education. She also says the government should abolish student debt. "Somehow we came up with the money -- it turned out to be about
Stein is not a supporter of
Stein says she believes reproductive health choices are between a woman and her physician.
As part of her platform on equality, Stein says she would protect the LGBT community from discrimination, but her platform does not offer more details about how she would do this.
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