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.
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.
The fight over taxes rages on as the presidential race continues. This election cycle has been focused on directly taxing wealth versus applying a value-added tax to purchases. Bryan Frew, CPA explains the difference and analyzes how their implementation will affect Americans.
#MyYangStory is a popular Twitter hashtag that aggregates the experiences of how Yang supporters decided to join the Yang Gang. We’re bringing these experiences straight to you. This issue’s story is by Tamara Biddle, a disabled army veteran, a wife, and a home-school mom.
Women’s rights are an important aspect of this current election cycle. As a woman running for president, Elizabeth Warren boasts strong female support, but Andrew Yang’s policies for women seem to be more promising. Erik Williamson explores how both candidates address these issues.
What would you do with your Freedom Dividend? We asked a member of the Yang Gang to tell us about his plans. One thousand dollars. The Dividend would certainly open a lot of new doors for me. Since it’s not set aside by the government for spending on specific items, the possibilities are almost endless….
Andrew Yang is best known for his proposal of a nationwide Universal Basic Income, which he calls the Freedom Dividend, but he has many more proposals that are often overlooked. @Balshumet examines the Dividend with his other two flagship proposals, Human Centered Capitalism and Medicare for All.