On February 3, the Iowa Caucus kicked off the beginning of the primary elections. Yang Gang volunteers poured into the state to help Andrew Yang build a presence, most of whom were seeing it happen live for the first time. Business owner and nonprofit organizer Ming Tao Jiang, Ph.D. recounts his volunteering and caucusing experience….
One of the biggest disagreements in economic policy revolves around the “living wage.” Most presidential candidates in the Democratic Party want to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, as it is considered a “living wage.” On the other hand, Andrew Yang wants to allow states to determine their own minimum wage and implement a basic income on top of that. Bryan Frew, CPA explains how each policy changes business decisions for large corporations and small businesses.
I’m an Andrew Yang supporter and have been in auto sales for 21 years. I’m not going to lie, Andrew Yang’s $1,000 a month universal basic income program is what caught my attention at first, but not what kept it. One word: Automation. I’ve watched every facet of the auto industry feel the effects of…
Note from the Editor Since our last issue, so much has happened. Martin Luther King day and the Lunar New Year have both been celebrated. Iowa held its caucus – and could not count their delegates. Andrew Yang gave an amazing speech and a spectacular town hall. And of course the Democratic Debates happened in…
Black and Hispanic median household incomes have always been significantly below the national median.
Follow Benjamin Xiao on Twitter at @SpecC. Download the third issue here.
National Public Radio (New) Karen Hunter Show (New) AARP Forum Interview MSNBC Climate Forum with Ali Velshi Des Moines Register Editorial Board Interview The Hill Interview with Krystal Ball Daily Wire Interview with Ben Shapiro The Rubin Report with Dave Rubin
The September debate, where Andrew Yang announced that he would be giving away ten Freedom Dividends, brought in more donations than the previous two debates combined. Yang was able to raise over $10 million in Q3, 257% more than his fundraising in Q2. Over 99% of his online donations were under $200, with the average…
Speakers from the Black community often challenge politicians to lay out the specific ways they will help Black voters. Dwight D. Hunter, JD, explains how Andrew Yang brings a new approach to empowering Black communities.
The Black vote is considered to be a coveted voting bloc in the Democratic Party, and Andrew Yang currently doesn’t have a Black Agenda. Rue Smith, an American Descendant of Slavery, discusses why Yang needs one.