I come from a proud family that has been involved in public service. I want to work for you. We need to create more living sustainability that lacks in entire Africa in Greater Upper Nile, Build our schools, and make public safety a top priority. With nearly a decade of government experience that we saw in South Sudan, I know what it takes to find solutions, navigate complicated governmental agencies, and get things done. Read More Here

Gatluke Chuol Reat 

Education: B.A Major in Philosophy and Religion

University of Western Ontario, Canada

Great Upper Nile Liberation Front

Platform for the Future Workers’ Party of Upper Nile

 

The Workers’ Party of Upper Nile stands for the elimination of every form of domination and exploitation, whether based on social class, gender, Tribalization/ethnicity, education, or other characteristics.

We are committed to the transformation of authoritarianism that is destroying the entire African continent through the creation of a democratic socialist society based on compassion, empathy, and respect as well as the development of new social structures. The workers’ Party of Upper Nile’s ideas and social ideologies will establish a new social and economic order in which workers and community members of Greater Upper Nile will take responsibility for and control of their interpersonal relationships of Greater Upper Nile’s people, their neighborhoods, their local government, and the production and distribution of all goods and services, such as the natural God given resources of Greater Upper Nile. 

For these reasons we call for the confederation of Greater Upper Nile and democratic control of productive resources of Greater Upper Nile. So that there will be a guarantee to all of the right to participate in societal production, and to a fair share of society's product, in accordance with individual needs across the Greater Upper Nile Regions.

As we pursue a confederation for the Greater Upper Nile, we are calling for the others in South Sudan to making a radical demands on the existing system in South Sudan to demand a confederation for Three regions of South Sudan, such as Greater Bhar El Ghazal, Greater Upper Nile and Equatoria: demands that challenge the basic assumptions of the so called Republic of South Sudan. Although this demand will not happens overnight, the fight for the confederation will advance the cause by demonstrating the inherent limitations and injustice of the tribal system introduce by SPLM/SPLA. As we build the confederations movement, we will organize our people around a platform that committed to our common goal of freeing our people from the Tribal SPLM/SPLA ideology and interdependent struggles and aspirations for the Greater Upper Nile to be name Federal Democratic Republic of Upper Nile.

 

 LIST OF ISSUES

EDUCATION
  • The Worker’s Party of Upper Nile will recognizes the right of students of all ages to a free, quality education in a safe and supportive environment, and of all school employees to good wages, benefits, and working conditions.

  • The Worker’s Party of Upper Nile will call for full and equal funding of public education; for the restoration of a comprehensive K-12 curriculum, including art, music, world languages, and physical education;  full public funding of private religious, and charter schools; and for free tuition and full-time teachers with full benefits at the post-secondary level.

  • The Worker’s Party of Upper Nile will demand equal access to higher education for all people and support publicly funded higher education.

  • The Worker’s Party of Upper Nile will call for the forgiveness of all outstanding student loans for all Greater Upper born parent (s) student around the world and believe that students should not be saddled with decades of debt simply because they pursue higher education.

  • The Worker’s Party of Upper Nile will support public child care starting from infancy, and public education starting at age three, with caregivers and teachers of young children receiving training, wages, and benefits comparable to that of teachers at every other level of the educational system.

  •  We oppose merit pay for teachers, standardized testing, competition between schools within the same district, the sale of on-campus advertising in order to raise funds, and the increasing dependence of post-secondary institutions on corporate funding.

  • The Worker’s Party of Upper Nile will call for free educational system with teaching methods that accommodate the wide range of teaching and learning styles, and that provides all students with the means to obtain the post-secondary education they desire. The Worker’s Party of Upper Nile will call for a maximum of 40 students per teacher for grades K-12, and a maximum of 200 students per teacher at the post-secondary level.

HOUSING
  • The Worker’s Party of Upper Nile will recognizes the right of all people to high quality, low cost housing.

  • ·        The Worker’s Party of Upper Nile will call for a vast subsidies housing as one element of major public investment in the construction of low cost, scattered site, community-based, high quality housing.

  • ·         The Worker’s Party of Upper Nile will call for rent control for all rental units, and the right of tenants to organize.

  • ·        The Worker’s Party of Upper Nile will support the formation of non-profit land trusts and of socially owned, tenant control-led housing cooperatives.

  • ·        The Worker’s Party of Upper Nile will call for the organization of a housing rehabilitation program aimed at building homes for the needy people of Greater Upper Nile fully funded by Federal Democratic Republic of Upper as part of human right to live, liberty and dignity.

HEALTHCARE

The Worker’s Party of Upper Nile will stands for a socialized health care system based on universal coverage, salaried doctors and health care workers, and revenues derived from a steeply graduated income tax systems.

 

  • Like any established health care system around the world, The Worker’s Party of Upper Nile will give critical support to the demand for both private health insurance companies and a public health care companies through the creation of a single-payer health system.  The Worker’s Party of Upper Nile will see single-payer health Care as an important step in the direction of a fully socialized national health program with full standard and alternative medical, dental, vision, and mental health coverage for all. This system would be publicly funded through progressive taxation and controlled by democratically elected assemblies of health care workers and patients

  • ·        The Worker’s Party of Upper Nile will support and call for a health care system that emphasizes preventive care, respects patients' privacy, gives special attention to the needs of the physically and mentally disabled, and conducts treatment and research unimpaired by unjustly form of discriminations.

  • ·        The Worker’s Party of Upper Nile will call for full funding for AIDS research, prevention, and treatment. The Worker’s Party of Upper Nile will demand full civil rights for people living with AIDS.

  • ·        The Worker’s Party of Upper Nile will call for both public and private ownership and worker and community control of the pharmaceutical industry. Where both public and private community will work together for the interest and benefit of all.

  • ·        The Worker’s Party of Upper Nile will call for educational programs to help prevent drug addiction; for voluntary treatment programs for addicts Drug related.

  • The Worker’s Party of Upper Nile will call for full community decision-making regarding the creation, organization or elimination of public health care facilities if it need be in the future

ENVIRONMENT

Since majority of the resources of Federal Democratic Republic of Upper will largely com from oil revenues, The Workers’ Party of Upper Nile will call for public ownership and democratic control of all our natural resources in order to conserve resources, preserve our wilderness areas, and restore environmental quality.

 

For that reason, Federal Democratic Republic of Upper Nile

 

  • ·        Must be a members and participate to any in international agreements on reducing carbon emissions, including the Kyoto Protocol, and accept a major role in worldwide efforts to control global climate change.

  • ·        The Workers’ Party of Upper Nile will call for placing full financial responsibility on private companies for prevention and clean-up of their own toxic wastes and for full compensation of workers and residents adversely affected by environmental hazards.

  • ·        The Workers’ Party of Upper Nile will oppose policies that target tribe and small tribe communities for placement of local landfills, toxic waste disposal sites, or incinerators. 

  • ·        The Workers’ Party of Upper Nile will call for strong, enforceable endangered species protection that focuses on habitat-centered protection for plants and animals across Greater Upper Nile.

  • ·        The Workers’ Party of Upper Nile will support and encourage the use of clean energy technologies such as Hydrogen & Natural Gas, Solar Energy & Thorium

  • ·        The Workers’ Party of Upper Nile will support the recycling of glass, metals, plastic, paper, and chemicals and the use of recycled materials for public works projects such as roadways, parks, and playgrounds.

  • ·        The Workers’ Party of Upper Nile will support large-scale environmental restoration efforts, given the current destruction of Lands and oilfield such as that of Tharjiath in Bentiu.

DIVERSITY

The Worker’s Party of Upper Nile will recognizes the human and civil rights of all, without regard to tribal or ethnic identifications. The Worker’s Party of Upper Nile also will recognizes the intimate link between tribal relationship and demands to elimination of all forms of discrimination in works places/workforces including the government jobs, housing, jobs, education, health care, etc. The Worker’s Party of Upper Nile will committed to the creation of a pluralistic society that defends and promotes a multicultural/multiethnic presence in both the public and private sectors.

 

For that reason,

 

  • The Worker’s Party of Upper Nile will rejects the social construction of tribal ideology and will commit ourselves to the eradication of tribalism. 

  • ·        The Worker’s Party of Upper Nile will introduce and strongly support affirmative action, civil rights, and anti-discrimination laws and programs that will prevent the tribal ideology in work force.

  • ·        We oppose all efforts to declare English an official language, and call for all language in greater Upper Nile to be practices by all tribes of Greater upper Nile in their regions. The Worker’s Party of Upper Nile will demand that all public and private institutions provide services and materials in the languages of their communities.

  • ·        The Worker’s Party of Upper Nile will calls for enforcement of tribal rights, support for tribal schools and colleges, cultural preservations, and democratization of power and wealth in their governments.

BUSINESS
  • ·        We demand the immediate secession of the Greater Upper Nile from the so called Republic of South Sudan immediately and we oppose the present of international forces thereafter.

  • ·        We call for the people and community of Greater Upper Nile to take ownership and control of our lands to realize the democratically determined economic plan

  • ·        Worker’s Party of Upper Nile calls for compensation to communities-- and compensation, re-training, and other support service for our soldiers, workers-- affected by this tribal war created by SPLM/SPLA in greater Upper Nile regions so that our people can thrive economically.

  • ·        Worker’s Party of Upper Nile demand the cancellation of Third World debt created by the world powers to control other Continents such as Africa and Asia.

  • ·        Worker’s Party of Upper Nile calls for a National Pension Authority to hold the assets of private pension funds, and a charge against corporate assets for any pension fund deficits.

  • ·        Worker’s Party of Upper Nile calls for and introductions of welfare assistance and unemployment compensation at 100% of a worker's previous income or the minimum wage, whichever is higher, for the full period of unemployment or re-training, whichever is longer. This will based on the last five year’s South Sudan workers or a new system altogether.

  • ·        Worker’s Party of Upper Nile support a program of massive federal investment in both urban and rural areas for infrastructure construction and economic development funds.

  • ·        Worker’s Party of Upper Nile calls in support for the tax benefits for renters equal to or for homeowners and businesses across Greater Upper Nile.

  • ·        Worker’s Party of Upper Nile call for the support of the subsidies and tax breaks that benefit small businesses and all other forms of welfare system that will benefit small businesses and the family of Greater Upper Nile. 

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