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Entrepreneur, Democratic hopeful Andrew Yang campaigns on universal basic income

Jan 01, 2019 - The Washington Times
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If candidates are going to be rewarded for outside-the-box thinking in 2020, then don't write off Andrew Yang's underdog bid for president.

The 43-year-old entrepreneur and political newcomer has become a familiar face in Iowa, where he has centered his fledgling campaign on giving every U.S. citizen $1,000 per month. Mr. Yang's sales pitch is anchored in an apocalyptic warning: The coming rise of robots, artificial intelligence and automation will eliminate truck driving and retail jobs a...