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(CNN Spanish) -- "We want a normal country." Thus begins the electoral platform of We do for our country that takes as candidate for president the governor of the province of Córdoba Juan Schiaretti, who is presented as a non-Kirchnerist Peronist option accompanied by several disenchanted with the leadership of Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, as his candidate for vice, the former Minister of Transport and Interior, Florencio Randazzo.

"Argentina must recover the correct institutional functioning and this means strictly respecting the Constitution, the laws of independence of powers, freedom of the press and there is another element that I think is playing against our country being able to overcome the difficulties and that is the crack, which also invented Kirchnerism more than 12 years ago and that unfortunately the government of Mauricio Macri entered that crack and was surely one of the reasons why he failed," he told a meeting of the Rural Society in July.

However, Schiaretti's criticisms are not only for Kirchnerism and Macrismo. He also targeted La Libertad Avanza's candidate, right-wing populist Javier Milei, who was the most voted candidate nationally in the primaries, but also in his stronghold, Córdoba, leaving Schiaretti second.

"We express the union of Argentines, respect for institutions and management," he said at the relaunch of the campaign at the beginning of the month, where he added: "What is new in our homeland is the comparison on the one hand of those who put forward ideas that were not applied in any order of the world and on the other hand we are those who always defended management. "

Another difference with the libertarian candidate is the conception of social justice. While Milei rejects it, for the Cordovan "it is the basis of all public action and makes the essence of the government program."


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"We come to tell the Argentines that we, faced with crazy ideas and recipes that have already failed – those who have governed in recent years have clearly failed – what do we offer? Experience in management and common sense we offer, "added the candidate to vice Randazzo.

Economy: Zero deficit and elimination of energy subsidies

In economic matters, Schiaretti proposes "a macroeconomic stabilization plan that has to be based on not having a fiscal deficit." According to the candidate, to achieve this "a savage adjustment is not necessary" focusing on three issues: Avoid the overlap of tasks between the National State, the provinces and the municipalities; eliminate or reduce energy subsidies; and eliminating the deficit of public enterprises.

This does not necessarily mean privatizing state-owned companies: "Before that discussion, first they do not have to give deficit, it does not matter if the company is public or private, it is another debate," he says.

As for inflation, in his platform Schiaretti proposes "prudence and discipline in monetary issuance, fiscal balance and recomposition of reserves."

Phasing out export taxes

Another point on which he emphasizes is "real federalism" and the equitable distribution of resources between the provinces and the national government. That includes "agreeing to a real, equitable, and fair federal partnership agreement."

Therefore, on tax issues, Schiaretti appeals to one of his main differences with Kirchnerism: taxes on agricultural exports, the so-called withholdings.

Since he assumed the governorship of Córdoba, a purely agricultural province, in 2007, Schiaretti was against the tax scheme proposed by Kirchnerism and "resolution 125", which since then pitted the national government against agricultural producers.

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Thus, Schiaretti proposes a "simplified, stable and progressive tax system, which does not penalize production with bad taxes, such as export withholdings, which must be eliminated gradually."

Public education

Schiaretti proposes the "universalization" of three-year chambers as a "mechanism for promoting equality"; the extension of the extended working day at the primary level, "sustain and improve higher education and the budget of public universities" and create a "fourth level" educational for young people and adults, associated with the world of work and job training. However, in its platform it does not explain how this latest proposal differs from existing tertiary and vocational education institutions.

Public health and women's rights

In these areas, Schiaretti's platform proposes different initiatives, but all coordinated by the State.

In terms of health, it proposes to promote a reform that establishes a "single authority of the National Health System" and the creation of an "Integrated System of Mental Health Care", which includes problematic consumption.

On the other hand, it wants to promote the generation of quality employment for women and diversities with reductions or elimination of employer contributions to hiring in the private sector.

In addition, it proposes to create early childhood care centers, such as the Sala Cuna model, developed in Córdoba in an associated management between the provincial State and the municipalities to encourage the employment and education of mothers in vulnerable situations, and the "deduction or financing of services such as nurseries or kindergartens, additional salary compensation, and the extension of maternity and paternity leave"

Its platform, which also includes sections on safety and the environment, ends by saying that "with these principles and bases we intend to make the Argentine Republic the best place in the world to live and develop as people."

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