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  1. Achieve greater independence for Oregon, Washington and British Columbia and for those living within the Cascadia Bioregion from the federal government in a peaceful and democratic manner, through the consent of the people.
  2. Establish an accountable and democratic partnership between communities within Cascadia to foster local autonomy, individual rights, sustainability and community resilience among people within the Pacific Northwest. Along with this, give counties and communities a greater say in their own affairs as well as those of state, federal and regional.  A responsible government whose objectives are to equally represent the people and their interests and security.
  3. Work within the communities of the Pacific Northwest to create a just and sustainable society in all issues and facets of life in our respective regions.
  4. Push for greater personal freedom, civil liberties, and rights for all peoples of Cascadia.
  5. A reorganization of Cascadian internal boundaries within a bioregional model - a model which fundamentally rethinks our borders to better incorporate and represent the social, cultural, regional, political and environmental realities of Cascadia. Along with this, the establishment of an advisory body that would include members of government, NGO’s, officials, businesses, community groups and labor to examine, research and issue policy advice on creating further integration and independence within the Pacific Northwest.
  6. Safeguard and conserve the environment of the Pacific Northwest. To find a sustainable way to ensure our ecosystem remains strong and robust to preserve it for future generations to come.
  7. Invest in businesses, universities, research institutions and technologies that will harness alternative, non-predatory and non-exploitative energy resources and business models. We can and must do better.
  8. Have more control over our economy as opposed to those who now control it and regulate it in Washington, D.C. To support bioregional economic integration, local businesses and families by supporting a local economy that can benefit everybody without exploitation or unbridled greed.
  9. Form a system of free education through the university level and healthcare to those in need, while lowering taxes due to surplus from not supporting a burgeoning bureaucratic federal government and expansive military construct. In addition, shift personality-based politics to a system of peer revewed public policy, derived from evidence and leading experts in their fields.
  10. Establish a bureau for humanitarian aid & assistance that would act as a special force dedicated to international peacekeeping missions and disaster relief.