politics
Andrew Yang 2020 primary
Feb 1, 2020 at 10:47 PM

The Quick Facts

  • Andrew Yang is an entrepreneur, philanthropist, author and lawyer. He is the son of immigrants from Taiwan, and grew up in New York.
  • In 2011, he founded Venture for America (VFA), a nonprofit that aims to create jobs in cities that were hit hard by the 07-08 financial crisis. Prior to VFA, he served as an executive at a test prep company called Manhattan Prep.
  • Yang's signature policy is the "Freedom Dividend", a universal basic income of $1,000 a month. He has been vocal about the rise of automation and its impact on our economy.

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The Aspen Times

A youthful Yang can lead America

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The Lowell Sun

Andrew Yang the best choice for Democrats

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USA Today

Andrew Yang's 'freedom dividend' plan doesn't add up

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The Washington Post

My big problem with Andrew Yang

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