Uncle Sam Should Pay Teachers a Basic Income

Thus there are teacher shortages in most states if The Guardian’s data is correct. Moreover, other data suggests there are teacher shortages in nine states The Guardian did not survey. Consequently, there could be teacher shortages in 37 states.

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Facebook (FB) is a Value Investment

Facebook is a value investment because it has built the world’s largest social media empire. For instance, Facebook itself had 2.3 billion users in 4th Quarter 2018, Statista estimates. Meanwhile, the Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp had 1.9 billion users in 180 countries in December 2018.

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Is CBS (CBS) the Future of Television?

First, CBS is an old-fashioned broadcast network with a historic brand that is declining fast. Second CBS is a digital video streaming service CBS All Access with 2.5 million viewers.

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Tesla is a Terrible Stock but a Good Auto Brand

In fact, it has been a century since the auto industry has seen anybody like Elon Musk. The last auto executive who can be safely compared to Musk is Henry Ford.

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What Value does Square Inc. (SQ) have?

Therefore, both companies operate massive payment platforms. For instance, Stripe’s customers include over 700,000 Lyft drivers who have a Stripe interface inside their Lyft App.

Meanwhile Square had 225,000 active invoice sellers and seven million users of the Square Cash App in 2017, Expanded Ramblings estimates. In addition, there were about two million Square Sellers in 2017.

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Is KDE the Future of Linux and Mobile Phones?

Therefore, KDE has the potential to break the growing Chinese/American duopoly on mobile technology.

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Can Basic Income fight Climate Change and Trump?

My suspicion is that West Virginia voters will support a climate change believer who is fighting for a basic income for them. Notably, Trump’s popularity in West Virginia rests on the correct perception he sort of fights for the economic interests of the state’s residents.

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Will the Oil Glut Sink Exxon-Mobil (XOM)?

A related problem is that oil is a sideline for both the United States and China. Thus, political leaders in those countries have no incentive to raise or lower oil prices.

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