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Peter Mathews Democrat For Congress - CA 42

Professor of American Government

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Peter Mathews' Revolutionary

New Vision for Congress and America


  • The Green New Deal to Combat Climate Change and Create High-Paying Jobs, with Full Employment and a Federal Jobs Guarantee (for more, Click Here)

  • Reduce Income Inequality to help the Working Poor and the Working Middle Class do better and achieve the American dream.(for more, Click Here)

  • Medicare for All, Single Payer Healthcare (for more, Click Here)

  • Cancel Student Debt (for more, Click Here)

  • Fully and Equally Funded Public Schools K-12

  • $20 Minimum Wage with Lower Taxes and Increased Federal Funding for Small Businesses to help pay their employees the minimum wage. (for more, Click Here)

  • Tuition Free College, Technical, Trade, and Arts Schools for All (for more, Click Here)

  • Women's Rights / Gender Equality

  • Full Reproductive Freedom for Women

  • Get Corporate Money Out of Politics / Establish Public Financing of Elections

  • Fully Fund and Support Programs for Seniors (Expand Social Security)

  • Support LGBTQIA+

  • Guaranteed Universal Child Care

  • Guaranteed Parental Leave

  • Guaranteed Paid Vacations

  • Criminal Justice Reform, End Private Prisons

  • Immigration Justice / Pass the Dream Act Immediately / Pathway to Citizenship

  • Economic, Racial, Environmental, and Social Justice

  • Gun Control / Assault Weapons Ban

  • Fully Fund and Support Programs for People with Disabilities

  • Create Public Banks

  • Curb Wall Street Gambling with a 21st Century Glass-Steagall Act

  • End Homelessness / Housing is a Human Right

  • Build A Peace and Justice Economy

Pay for the above programs by:

  • Establishing a Wealth Tax on Billionaires

  • Establishing a Wall Street Transaction Tax

  • Closing Corporate Tax Loopholes, and Eliminating Corporate Welfare

  • Taxing Income Brackets Over $10 Million at 70%

  • Ending Waste, Fraud and Abuse, and Overspending in the Military-Industrial-Complex

42nd Congressional District of California

For U.S. Representative

Long Beach, Lakewood, Signal Hill, Bellflower, Downey, Huntington Park, Bell Gardens, Bell, Cudahy, Commerce, Maywood, Florence-Graham, Catalina Island, San Clemente Island, Walnut Park, Vernon

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Meet Peter Mathews

Educator Peter Mathews is running for Congress to rebuild an America that works for All of Us, the 99%, not just for Billionaires.

Peter Mathews envisions the role of government as a positive instrument in guaranteeing our unalienable Rights of Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.

Peter Mathews signs the "No Fossil Fuel Money Pledge", also signed by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Learn More

Peter Mathews signs the "No Fossil Fuel Money Pledge"

Peter Mathews pioneered the call for a Green Tech New Deal eight years ago. As our Congressman, Peter will take on big polluting corporations and lead the fight for today's Green New Deal inspired by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

On CNN Peter Mathews Challenges Trump on Labor, Environment, Trade, Asylum and Immigration Policies.

By taxing billionaires and closing corporate tax loopholes, Peter will fund governmental, as well as entrepreneurial Green Jobs and infrastructure that will transform America and the world, prevent climate and economic catastrophe, and reduce the huge gap between rich and poor.

Peter says, "We must move away from selfish, shortsighted policies that are destroying people's lives and our climate through Corporate Deregulation and Tax Cuts for the Rich started by Reagan and pumped up by Trump."

On KTLA-5 Peter Mathews tells Trump: Medicare for All Single Payer Healthcare, Fair Trade with High Wages and Strong Environmental Standards, and Immigrant Human Rights, are best.

Peter believes that we are all truly part of the same human family. In Congress, he will continue his life-long fight for equal treatment with human dignity for all. Inside and outside Congress, Peter Mathews will fight against prejudice, discrimination, and unequal treatment based on race/ethnicity, social class, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, religion and age.

In foreign affairs, Peter Mathews says we should move away from policies of unnecessary military interventionism that are driven by the Military-Industrial-Complex. U.S. foreign policy should be based on international cooperation guided by economic, environmental and social justice for the working people of all nations.

On CNN, Peter Mathews, author of Dollar Democracy on Steroids, calls for Congress to proceed with Trump impeachment.

Peter Mathews declares his candidacy for Congress at Climate Strike 2019 to combat Climate Change.