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Christian Democratic Union vs The Left on economic issues

Economic issues

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Christian Democratic Union voters: No Source

The Left voters: Yes Source

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

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Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Christian Democratic Union’s answer: No, this will only cause prices to increase in a never ending cycle Source

The Left’s answer: Yes, and make it a living wage Source

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Christian Democratic Union voters: No Source

The Left voters: Yes Source

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

Christian Democratic Union’s answer: Yes, and eliminate federal agencies that are unconstitutional Source

The Left’s answer: No Source

Should all government officials be required to pay into the national pension fund? stats discuss

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Should the church tax be abolished? stats discuss

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Should the government abolish the inheritance tax? stats discuss

Christian Democratic Union’s answer: No Source

The Left’s answer: No, reform so the tax rate is based on the wealth of the recipient rather than the deceased Source

Should VAT rates be increased or decreased? stats discuss

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The Left’s answer: Increase, but only on luxury purchases Source

Do you support the EU bailout of Greece? stats discuss

Christian Democratic Union’s answer: Yes Source

The Left’s answer: Yes Source

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers? stats discuss

Christian Democratic Union’s answer: No, they should be reduced Source

The Left’s answer: No, they should be reduced Source

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

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

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The Left’s answer: Fewer Source

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

Christian Democratic Union’s answer: Yes Source

The Left’s answer: No Source

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? stats discuss

Christian Democratic Union’s answer: Hurt, I support some private unions but am strongly against public unions Source

The Left’s answer: Help, but ban their ability to make political donations Source

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

Christian Democratic Union’s answer: Yes Source

The Left’s answer: No, too many wealthy citizens are abusing loopholes in offshore banking laws to evade taxes Source

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

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The Left’s answer: Yes, but in the form of increased spending on infrastructure Source

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

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The Left’s answer: Increase for large multinational corporations but lower for small businesses Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Christian Democratic Union’s answer: Yes, test anyone receiving money from the government including employees and politicians Source

The Left’s answer: No, this is a waste of time and money Source

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency? stats discuss

Christian Democratic Union’s answer: No, and it has no intrinsic value Source

The Left’s answer: No, and it has no intrinsic value Source

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

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

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The Left’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government subsidize farmers? stats discuss

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Should the government break up Amazon, Facebook and Google? stats discuss

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