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Five Star Movement’s policies on economic issues

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the Economy  ›  Equal Pay

Should employers be required to pay men and women the same salary for the same job?

MCS>MCS  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should Italy raise taxes on the rich?

MCS>MCS  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

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

MCS>MCS  Party’s support baseYes, but by drastically reducing the benefits and salaries of government officials

the Economy  ›  Domestic Jobs

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

MCS>MCS  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the national minimum wage?

MCS>MCS  Party’s support baseYes


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the Economy  ›  Universal Basic Income

Do you support a universal basic income program?

MCS>MCS  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Offshore Banking

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

MCS>MCS  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Inheritance Tax

Should the government abolish the inheritance tax?

MCS>MCS  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Church Tax

Should the church tax be abolished?

MCS>MCS  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Farm Subsidies

Should the EU subsidize farmers?

MCS>MCS  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Government Pensions

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?

MCS>MCS  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Tariffs

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

MCS>MCS  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

Do you support the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)?

MCS>MCS  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

MCS>MCS  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Labor Unions

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy?

MCS>MCS  Party’s support baseHelp, in theory but have recently become corrupt and should have their powers limited

the Economy  ›  Corporate Tax

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?

MCS>MCS  Party’s support baseRaise

the Economy  ›  Bonus Cap

Should bankers’ bonuses be capped at 100% of their pay?

MCS>MCS  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Welfare

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

MCS>MCS  Party’s support baseFewer

the Economy  ›  Bitcoin

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency?

MCS>MCS  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Greece Bailout

Do you support the EU bailout of Greece?

MCS>MCS  Party’s support baseYes