PROGRAMME by cuiliqing


                                                                                    (Version 2.0 – 04/10/2009)

                                                              PROGRAMME                                                         EDUCATION
                                                                                                                                   Abolition of the so called “legge Gelmini” (Gelmini´s law).
State and citizens.................................................................................................... 3           Compulsory Internet education and access for school pupils.
Energy..................................................................................................................... 4      Gradual abolition of printed books, thanks to availability to digital books via internet hence
                                                                                                                                    free of charge.
Information............................................................................................................. 6
                                                                                                                                   Compulsory education of English language since nursery school.
Economy................................................................................................................. 7         Abolition of the legal value of diplomas.
Transportation........................................................................................................ 8           State financing only to public education.
Health..................................................................................................................... 9      University professor’s performance to be evaluated by students.
Education.............................................................................................................. 11         Free Education of Italian language to foreigners (mandatory if they required Italian
                                                                                                                                   Public Access to university lessons via internet.
                                                                                                                                   Investments in research in the universities.
                                                                                                                                   Tele-teaching via internet.
                                                                                                                                   Integration of Universities with companies.
                                                                                                                                Development of infrastructures for students

                                                                                                    STATE AND CITIZENS

ORGANIZATION                                                                                        The current organization of the Italian state is bureaucratic, oversized, expensive, and inefficient.
  Public waiting lists available online.                                                           The Parliament does not represent any longer the citizens. Citizens cannot choose their
  Institution of centralized units for online reservation.                                         candidates, but only the symbol of the Party. The Constitution is not being implemented. The
  Agreements with private structures publicly available online.                                    parties have replaced the people’s will and are not subject to their control and judgment.
  Invest on family advising centers.                                                                        Abolition of the provinces.
  Limit the influence of general directors in ASL and hospitals by the reintroduction of Board              Merging of cities with less than 5.000 inhabitants.
   of Directors.                                                                                             Abolition of the so called “Lodo Alfano” (law for granting immunity from prosecution to
                                                                                                              the four highest political offices in Italy).
PAIN THERAPY                                                                                                 Teaching of the Constitution in the schools with mandatory examination for any public
   Align Italy to the other European countries and to the directives of WHO (World Health                    servant.
    Organization) on the pain therapy. Particularly to the use of opiates.                                   Reduction of the service to 2 mandates for members of the Parliament and for any
                                                                                                              other public assignment.
RESEARCH                                                                                                     Elimination of any special privilege for members of the Parliament included the
   Possibility to devote the “8 per mille” (8‰ of the taxes) to medical-research.                            retirement allowance after just 2 and a half year of service.
   Finance independent research with funds destined to military research.                                   Prohibition to the members of the Chambers to practice another professional activity
   Promote and finance research on the effects on health especially linked to social                         during their assignment.
    inequality and environmental pollution giving priority to independent researches.                        Salary of members of the Chambers linked to the average national salary.
   Promote research on rare sicknesses and finance the therapy abroad in absence of                         Prohibition to the members of the Chambers to take up different public assignments at
    adequate domestic structures.                                                                             the same time (e.g.: Mayor and Parliament member).
   Introduce at central government level, on the basis of WHO recommendations, the                          Impossibility for citizens convicted to be elected for public service.
    evaluation of the impact of public policies on health, particularly for transportation, urban            Possibility for the citizens of web-based direct participation to every public debate, as
    planning, environment, employment and education.                                                          already happening for discussions in the Chambers .
                                                                                                             Abolition of the so-called “Authorities” and contemporary introduction of a real class
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION                                                                                         action.
  Elimination of incinerators.                                                                              Possibility to propose citizen’s Referendum, to either accept or reject a particular
  Introduction of the possibility to charge for mass-murder managers of public institutions                  proposal, without a certain minimum number of signatures being required.
   (ministers, presidents of the regions, city mayors, city council members) in case of major                Mandatory debate in Parliament and nominal vote for laws initiated by the citizens.
   and widespread damages caused by local and national policies leading to sickness and                      Approval of laws submitted to existing financial coverage.
   death among citizens.                                                                                     Laws to be published on line at least 3 months before their approval to allow comments
                                                                                                              from citizens.

ENERGY                                                                                                HEALTHCARE
If the law 10/91 on residential heating would be strictly applied, we would consume 14 liters of      Italy is one of the few countries with public healthcare system with universal access.
oil or cubic meters of gas per square meter every year. In fact we consume more than that.            Two problems however are about to undermine the availability and equality of the National
Since 2002 the German law, and most recently the rules applied in the Bolzano province,               Sanitary service: devolution, which assigns the sanitary assistance and its financing to the regions
state as highest limit for residential heating 7 liters of oil or cubic meters of gas per square      and increases the territorial differences, and private health institutions which subtract valuable
meter per year for heating residential volumes. This is less than half the average consumption        resources and talented professionals to the public service. Furthermore, there is a tendency to
in Italy. If we apply the rules on the labeling for white goods, for Bolzano province this level      organize the sanitary system as a company and let the economical objectives prevail on those of
corresponds to class C, whereas class B corresponds to a consumption not higher than 5 liters         health and service quality.
of oil or cubic meters of gas Per square meter per year, und class A needs to be not higher than
3 liters of oil or cubic meters of gas Per square meter per year. In residential heating, a energy    FREE AND EQUAL ACCESS TO SANITARY ASSISTANCE
policy tailored to reduce CO2 emissions, in order also to avoid the economical sanctions               Access to the basic assistance of the national sanitary service should be guaranteed and free.
foreseen in the Kyoto Treaty for non compliant states, must include the following points:              Fees to be paid should be proportional to the income for the non basic assistance.
            Immediate implementation of the 76/93 European directive, already covered by the          Monitor and correct the effects of devolution on the equality of access to the sanitary services.
             Italian 10/91 law on the energy certification of buildings;
            Definition of class C of the Bolzano province as the highest level of consumption        PHARMACEUTICALS
             accepted for issuing building/refurnishing permissions for new and existing               Promote the use of generic drugs and not patented drugs. Which are equivalent and less
             constructions;                                                                             expensive compared to the branded ones (which in Italy are often more expensive than
            Reduction by at least 10% within five years of energy consumptions of public               abroad) and also safer than the newly patented drugs.
             buildings, with financial sanctions for non compliant institutions;                       Medical prescription should be for the active ingredients and not of the single brands (as in
            Measures to ease up bank credits and simplify the rules for contracts for energy           Great Britain)
             savings project along with the esco method (energy service company), i.e. the
             savings in energy costs is used to pay back the capital investment of the project; and   INFORMATION
            Design of rules to apply payment of residential heating based on individual               Permanent Public Program of independent sanitary education on the correct use of drugs,
             households consumption, as foreseen in the 76/93 European directive, already                their risks and their benefits.
             applied in other European countries.                                                      National sanitary policy of cultural promotion of healthy lifestyles and conscious consumption
The average efficiency of Enel thermo-electrical power plants is around 38%. The standard                to develop auto-management of health (operating on risk factors and prevention of sickness)
based on which the new generation power plants are being built, the combined cycles, is of               and a basic first aid competence.
55/60%. The distributed (i.e. not centralized) co-generation of electrical power and heat, by          Information on primary prevention (healthy food habits, physical activity, refrain from
use of the heat on the production site and transportation of power to outer places allows using          smoking) and on the limits of secondary prevention (screening, early diagnosis, predictive
the energy of the combustible up to 97%. The inefficiencies and the waste of the current                 medicine), reducing its scope, as often it relates only to commercial strategies.
power production are not acceptable any longer, neither technologically or economically                Public availability of information on the system measuring quality of surgeries in hospitals
speaking, and not morally, due to the catastrophically environmental damages and to the                  (success rates, mortality, number of cases, etc.)
exhausting of the fossil resources, last but not least as they cause their accumulation in the
hands of the rich countries to the disadvantage of the poor ones.                                     DOCTORS
                                                                                                       Prohibition of economical incentives to “scientific advisors” on the sales of pharmaceuticals
                                                                                                       Separation of careers between public and private doctors, prohibition to a doctor operating in
                                                                                                        public hospitals to operate also in private institutions.
                                                                                                       Incentives to doctors who stay in the public sector, linking the duration of service to merit and
                                                                                                        imposing limits to the tariffs applied in the private sector.
                                                                                                       Promotion to medical director based on transparency and merit

  Disincentives to the use of private motor vehicles in urban areas.                            It is already per se not acceptable to take resources away from the ones in need, to waste them is
  Development of protected bicycle lanes in the whole urban and suburban area.                  even worse, it is absolutely inconceivable.
  Creation of bicycle parking places for every building.                                        To increase the offer of electrical power it is not necessary to build new power plants, of any kind.
  Creation of bicycle parking places in urban areas.                                            The first thing to do is to increase the efficiency and reduce the wastes in the existing plants, and
  Introduction of high taxes on the access to historical city centers of cars occupied by one   increase at the same time the efficiency by which the produced energy is consumed in the
   person only.                                                                                  different types of uses (light bulbs, white goods, air conditioners, industrial equipments). Only if
  Reinforcing public transportation for collective and individual use (car sharing) with        after the adoption of the above measures the power offer will be still deficient, it should be
   electrical motors powered by power lines.                                                     decided to build new power plants.
  Immediate stop to the project of the Bridge on Sicily Channel and Tav (High speed trains)     In the production of electrical and thermal power, an energy policy aimed at CO2 emissions
   in Val di Susa.                                                                               reduction, even by increasing the offer, needs to include following points:
  Prohibition of building of new car parking places in urban areas.                                        Strengthening and reduction of the environmental impact of existing power plants;
  Development of the railway tracks heavy impacted by commuter’s traffic.                                  Incentives the distributed production of electrical power by technologies which make a
  Broadband available for the entire country.                                                               more efficient use of fossil sources, as the distributed co-generation of electrical power
  Incentives to companies supporting home-working.                                                          and heating, starting from the highest energy-consuming buildings: hospitals, shopping
  Efficient connections between different forms of public transportation.                                   malls, heating-based production factories , sport centers, and so on;
  Incentives to introduction of distributed local offices connected via Internet.                          Extension of the possibility to sell power in the network also to micro-power plants
  Incentives of local markets with local productions (“zero km” products).                                  smaller than 20 kW;
  Fast lanes for public transportation in urban areas.                                                     Incentives the distributed production of electrical power extending the rule of “energy-
  Comprehensive Plan for mobilization of disabled people mandatory for every city.                          account” to all renewable sources and to the micro-power plants, linking it only to the
                                                                                                             amount of kW offered in the peak hours;
                                                                                                            Strict application of the rules on the energy efficiency certificates, in order to incentives
                                                                                                             the production of power from renewable sources;
                                                                                                            Elimination of the existing incentives foreseen by the CIP6 for the combustion of waste
                                                                                                             by means of incinerators, which are considered as renewable sources, without any
                                                                                                             scientific basis;
                                                                                                            Legalizing and Incentives the production of bio-combustible, linking its agricultural
                                                                                                             production to the increasing of the organic substances in the soil;
                                                                                                            Incentives the distributed production of thermal power by renewable sources,
                                                                                                             particularly the biomass vergini, in small plants devoted to auto-consumption, with a
                                                                                                             strict control of the wood coming from recycling and excluding the teleheating from
                                                                                                             incentives, due to its inefficiency and its environmental impact; and
                                                                                                            Incentives the production of biogas from anaerobic fermentation of organic waste

INFORMATION                                                                                              ECONOMY
Information is one of the pillars of democracy and of individual survival. If information control is      Introduction of the class action.
concentrated in he hands of few people, anti-democratic drifts will inevitably appear. When               Abolition of the so called “hidden Treuhand” in Stock Exchange trading.
information has as its referents economic entities and not the citizens, the interests of the             Abolition of multiple assignments for members of the executive committee in the boards of
corporations and of economical lobbies will prevail on the interests of the individual. Information is        stock traded companies.
therefore at the basis of any other area of social interest. The non informed or misinformed citizen      Introduction of groups representing the small shareholders in traded companies.
is not in a position of making sound decisions or qualified choices. He has a role of passive             Abolition of the so called “legge Biagi” (Biagi´s law).
consumer and voter, but is in practice excluded from the choices that affect him. Our proposals:          Block the discarding of food and manufacturing industries with mainly an internal market.
 Digital citizenship available from birth, free access to the web for every citizen;                     Forbid the cross trading of stocks between banking and industrial systems.
 Elimination of public financing of newspapers;                                                          Introduction of the responsibility of financial institutions on the proposed products by obligation
 No nationwide television channel can be owned and controlled by a private individual, the                   of sharing possible losses.
  stakeholdership needs to be distributed among many stakeholders with a maximum share of                 Forbid members of the Board of a company to cover other positions in the same company if the
  10%;                                                                                                        company has been charged for sever illegal actions.
 The television transmission frequencies need to be assigned via a public tender every five years;       Forbid the leveraged buyout (e.g. Telecom Italia).
 Abolition of the law passed under D'Alema’s government, setting a contribution of 1% on the             Introduction of a limit to the salary of managers of stock traded companies and state controlled
  earnings of holders of television frequencies                                                               companies.
 No nationwide newspapers can be owned and controlled by a private individual, the                       Abolition of stock option.
  stakeholdership needs to be distributed among many stakeholders with a maximum share of                 Abolition of monopolies as Telecom Italia, Autostrade, ENI, ENEL, Mediaset, Ferrovie dello Stato.
  10%;                                                                                                    Alignment of energy, connecting, telephone, electricity and transportation tariffs to the other
 Abolition of Journalists Register;                                                                          European countries.
 A single public television channel, without any advertising, for information and culture,               Reduction of public debt with strong intervention on public expenses by cutting wastes and
  independent from the political parties;                                                                     introduction of new technologies to allow citizens access to information and to services
 Sale of the other two public television channels to many stakeholders with a maximum share of               without the need of intermediaries.
  10% each;                                                                                               Forbid the assignment as CEO of state controlled or stock traded companies of person
 Abolition of the so called “legge Gasparri” (Gasparri´s law);                                               definitively sentenced (e.g. Scaroni all’Eni).
 Nationwide coverage of ADSL;                                                                            Encourage local productions.
 State ownership of telephone infrastructure, via buy-back from Telecom Italia at cost price and         Support non profit organization.
  the commitment from the State to offer the same services at competitive prices to every                 Unemployment allowance guaranteed.
  telephone operator;                                                                                     Disincentives to companies who generate social damages (e.g. distributors of bottled water)
 Introduction of Wimax transmitters for mobile and distributed access to the Internet;
 Abolition of basic telephone fee;
 Immediate alignment of telephone and internet connection tariffs to the European ones;
 Limit of 5% of advertising share for advertising companies belonging to a single economical group;
 Reduction of the intellectual property rights to 20 years;
 Abolition of the so called “legge Urbani” (Urbani´s law) on copyright;
 Prohibition to Banks or public institutions to be shareholders in publishing companies;
 Decriminalization of defamation proceedings and entitlement of the sued person to receive from
  the complainant the same amount of money requested by the complainant in the proceedings, if
  found innocent (amount to be deposited in advance to the competent tribunal as a guarantee);
 Abolition of the so called “legge Pisanu” (Pisanu´s law) on Wi-Fi access.


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