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New Society Movement platform and policies

These issues below are sorted in descending order based on how important the average Filipino [people] voter ranked them on the quiz.

Topics

Healthcare  ›  Healthcare Funding

Should the government increase spending on healthcare?

  ChatGPTYes, and do not privatize any services

Education  ›  University Tuition

Should tuition at public universities be free?

  ChatGPTNo, but free for low-income students with excellent grades

Healthcare  ›  Mental Health

Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment?

  ChatGPTYes, our mental healthcare system needs more funding to provide a higher quality of care and services

Elections  ›  Criminal Politicians

Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office?

  ChatGPTNo

Transportation  ›  Public Transportation

Should the government increase spending on public transportation?

  ChatGPTYes


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Domestic Policy  ›  Flag Burning

Should it be illegal to burn the Filipino flag?

  ChatGPTYes

the Environment  ›  Environmental Regulation

Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions?

  ChatGPTNo, provide more incentives for alternative energy production instead

Social  ›  Death Penalty

Do you support the death penalty?

  ChatGPTYes, but only for horrific crimes with undeniable evidence

Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

  ChatGPTPro-life

Domestic Policy  ›  Government Surveillance

Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails?

  ChatGPTYes, this is necessary to combat terrorism

Foreign Policy  ›  United Nations

Should Philippines maintain a presence at the United Nations?

  ChatGPTYes

Immigration  ›  Deporting Criminal Immigrants

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?

  ChatGPTYes

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the national minimum wage?

  ChatGPTYes, and adjust it every year according to inflation

Social  ›  LGBT Adoption Rights

Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples?

  ChatGPTNo, and I believe a mother and father family structure is best for the child

Domestic Policy  ›  Armed Teachers

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?

  ChatGPTNo, hire professionally trained security guards instead

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Media Regulation

Should the government regulate social media sites, as a means to prevent fake news and misinformation?

  ChatGPTYes

Elections  ›  Candidate Transparency

Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public?

  ChatGPTYes, and require a public audit each year they are in office

the Environment  ›  Plastic Product Ban

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned?

  ChatGPTYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Military Spending

Should Philippines increase or decrease military spending?

  ChatGPTIncrease

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

  ChatGPTYes, as long as they are given a fair trial

Domestic Policy  ›  Term Limits

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress?

  ChatGPTYes, term limits will increase performance and prevent corruption

the Economy  ›  Corporate Tax

Should Philippines raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?

  ChatGPTIncrease for large multinational corporations but lower for small businesses

Science  ›  Nuclear Energy

Do you support the use of nuclear energy?

  ChatGPTYes, but with public subsidy

Healthcare  ›  Safe Haven

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals?

  ChatGPTNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Mandatory Military Service

Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service?

  ChatGPTYes

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt?

  ChatGPTYes, but by drastically reducing the benefits and salaries of government officials

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use?

  ChatGPTNo, and increase punishment for drug dealers

the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should Philippines raise taxes on the rich?

  ChatGPTNo, but lower taxes for the poor

Healthcare  ›  Marijuana

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana?

  ChatGPTNo

Immigration  ›  Muslim Immigrant Ban

Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists?

  ChatGPTNo, but we should ban immigrants from “high risk” countries

Healthcare  ›  Single-Payer Healthcare

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system?

  ChatGPTYes, but allow people to use private insurance

Healthcare  ›  COVID Employment Health Pass

Should the government require employees of large businesses to be vaccinated from COVID?

  ChatGPTYes

the Environment  ›  Animal Testing

Should researchers be allowed to use animals in testing the safety of drugs, vaccines, medical devices, and cosmetics?

  ChatGPTYes, but not for cosmetics

the Environment  ›  Genetically Modified Foods

Do you support the use of genetically engineered crops and foods?

  ChatGPTYes, but require the labelling of foods that are genetically modified

the Economy  ›  Economic Stimulus

Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession?

  ChatGPTYes, but in the form of increased spending on infrastructure

Crime  ›  Criminal Voting Rights

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?

  ChatGPTYes, but only after completing their sentences and parole/probation

Elections  ›  Right of Foreigners to Vote

Should foreigners, currently residing in Philippines, have the right to vote?

  ChatGPTNo, only legal citizens should be allowed to vote

Immigration  ›  Skilled Immigrants

Should the government increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers?

  ChatGPTDecrease, and the government should provide more incentives to prepare our citizens for these jobs

Healthcare  ›  World Health Organization

Should the government fund the World Health Organization?

  ChatGPTNo, fund national and local programs instead

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties?

  ChatGPTYes

the Economy  ›  Free Trade

Should Philippines pursue free trade deals with other countries?

  ChatGPTYes, but only if strong protections for our national resources and workers are enacted with each trade deal

Social  ›  Gay Marriage

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage?

  ChatGPTNo, marriage should be defined as between a man and woman

the Environment  ›  Fracking

Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources?

  ChatGPTYes, but not in heavily populated areas

Housing  ›  Homeless Encampments

Should homeless individuals, that have refused available shelter or housing, be allowed to sleep or encamp on public property?

  ChatGPTYes, and create more social programs to provide free food, clothing, and medicine

Immigration  ›  Citizenship Test

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government?

  ChatGPTYes, and it should test more than just a basic level of understanding

Domestic Policy  ›  Political Advertising on Social Media

Should social media companies ban political advertising?

  ChatGPTNo

the Economy  ›  Domestic Jobs

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country?

  ChatGPTYes, and drastically increase taxes and import tariffs on outsourcing businesses

Social  ›  Gender Workplace Diversity

Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors?

  ChatGPTNo, board members should be the most qualified regardless of gender

the Economy  ›  Welfare

Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits?

  ChatGPTMore, reform the system so that it supplements, rather than replaces, a working income

Elections  ›  Minimum Voting Age

Should the minimum voting age be lowered?

  ChatGPTNo, and voters should be required to pass a basic test demonstrating their understanding of politics in order to vote

the Economy  ›  Government Pensions

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?

  ChatGPTYes, adjust them yearly for cost of living

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Elections

Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections?

  ChatGPTYes, but only to address security threats, not monetary interests

the Economy  ›  Universal Basic Income

Do you support a universal basic income program?

  ChatGPTNo, this will encourage people not to work and harm economic growth

Crime  ›  Defunding the Police

Should funding for local police departments be redirected to social and community based programs?

  ChatGPTNo, increase funding and training for police departments in higher crime rate communities

Social  ›  Niqāb

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies?

  ChatGPTYes, but their identity must be privately verified by a female staff member

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

  ChatGPTYes

Social  ›  Transgender Athletes

Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete against athletes that differ from their assigned sex at birth?

  ChatGPTNo, athletes should compete based on the biological sex that is listed on their birth certificate

the Environment  ›  Corporate Subsidies

Should cities be allowed to offer private companies economic incentives to relocate?

  ChatGPTYes, if the company promises to create new jobs by hiring local residents

Social  ›  Euthanasia

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide?

  ChatGPTNo, but they should be allowed to refuse artificial life support

the Economy  ›  Tech Monopolies

Should the government break up Amazon, Facebook and Google?

  ChatGPTNo

the Economy  ›  State Ownership

Should the government acquire equity stakes in companies it bails out during a recession?

  ChatGPTYes, the government should receive equity for any financial aid they provide to companies

Immigration  ›  Dual Citizenship

Should immigrants to Philippines be allowed to hold dual citizenship status?

  ChatGPTYes, unless they have committed an act of terrorism

Crime  ›  Private Prisons

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?

  ChatGPTYes, but they should be strictly regulated to prevent mismanagement and corruption

the Economy  ›  Offshore Banking

Should citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts?

  ChatGPTYes, as long as offshore income is reported

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Aid

Should Philippines increase or decrease foreign aid spending?

  ChatGPTDecrease, until we drastically reduce our national budget deficit

the Economy  ›  Tariffs

Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country?

  ChatGPTYes, this will help create and save more jobs

the Economy  ›  Four-day Workweek

Should the Philippines transition to a four-day workweek?

  ChatGPTNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Ukraine and Nato

Should Ukraine join NATO?

  ChatGPTNo, this should be decided after the current war ends so we avoid a third world war

the Environment  ›  Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Should the government build a network of electric vehicle charging stations?

  ChatGPTNo, and we should be focusing more on improving public transportation

Social  ›  Hate Speech

Should hate speech be protected by freedom of speech laws?

  ChatGPTNo, and increase penalties for hate speech

Crime  ›  Demilitarize the Police

Should police departments be allowed to use military grade equipment?

  ChatGPTYes

Healthcare  ›  Medical Consensus

Should medical boards penalize doctors who give health advice that contradicts contemporary scientific consensus?

  ChatGPTYes, and the doctors should also lose their medical license

Foreign Policy  ›  Ukrainian Defense Funding

Should the Philippines provide military supplies and funding to Ukraine?

  ChatGPTNo, we cannot afford to give economic resources right now

Social  ›  Gender Transition

Should people under the age of 18 years old be able to receive gender-transition treatments?

  ChatGPTYes, but with parental permission

the Economy  ›  Decentralized Finance

Should the technology of our financial system transition to a decentralized protocol, that is not owned or controlled by any corporation, similar to the internet?

  ChatGPTYes, but I would prefer if the protocol was created and secured by a government agency instead of a decentralized protocol

the Economy  ›  Cryptocurrency

Should the government classify cryptocurrencies as legal forms of payment?

  ChatGPTYes, but only for cryptocurrencies that hold stable value without price fluctuation

Domestic Policy  ›  TikTok Ban

Should the government ban TikTok?

  ChatGPTYes, and we should do more to stop China from collecting data on our citizens

the Economy  ›  Surcharge Ban

Should the government ban surcharges tacked onto concert tickets, cable bills, banking services, hotel bookings and other purchases?

  ChatGPTYes