2016 Democratic Party Platform: Related Essays

During the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia created a list of published essays related to the 2016 Democratic Party Platform to help provide journalists, delegates, and visitors with local angles and background history.

2016 Democratic Party Platform

Raise Incomes and Restore Economic Security for the Middle Class

Create Good-Paying Jobs

Fight for Economic Fairness and Against Inequality

  • Reining in Wall Street and Fixing our Financial System
  • Promoting Competition by Stopping Corporate Concentration
  • Making the Wealthy Pay Their Fair Share of Taxes
  • Promoting Trade That is Fair and Benefits American Workers

Bring Americans Together and Remove Barriers to Opportunities

Protect Voting Rights, Fix Our Campaign Finance System, and Restore Our Democracy

Combat Climate Change, Build a Clean Energy Economy, and Secure Environmental Justice

Provide Quality and Affordable Education

Ensure the Health and Safety of All Americans

Principled Leadership

Support Our Troops and Keep Faith with Our Veterans

Confront Global Threats

  • Terrorism
  • Syria
  • Afghanistan
  • Iran
  • North Korea
  • Russia
  • Cybersecurity and Online Privacy
  • Non-Proliferation of Nuclear, Chemical, and Biological Weapons
  • Global Climate Leadership

Protect Our Values

A Leader in the World

  • Asia-Pacific
  • Middle East
  • Europe
  • Americas
  • Africa
  • Global Economy and Institutions

Connecting the Past with the Present, Building Community, Creating a Legacy