Andrew Yang, an American entrepreneur, announced his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination in November of 2017. Yang is the son of Taiwanese immigrants and would be the first Asian-American president if elected. Andrew Yang
(Photograph by Asa Mathat / Wikimedia Commons) The odds of his election, however, seem slim to none. Yang, a self-proclaimed capitalist, has many policies that even those in left leaning circles would call borderline socialist. The most prominent of these is his advocacy for universal basic income.
“Universal basic income is totally achievable in the US,” Yang told Verdict in an interview.
Under Yang’s plan, all Americans […]