Senior Citizens Need a Basic Income

The average individual monthly Social Security payment in 2019 is $1,461, the Social Security Administration estimates.
 
Consequently, the average annual individual income from Social Security is $17,532.

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African Americans Need a Basic Income not Reparations Talk

For instance, Median Household Income for a black American home was $36,651 in 2018, Black Demographics calculates. In contrast, the Median Household income for all American families was $55,332 in 2018.

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Presidential Candidates’ Basic Income Proposals Fall Short

Importantly, two contenders for the 2020 Democratic presidential nominees are pushing basic-income schemes. However, I think both proposals are deeply flawed and do not go far enough.

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Republicans need an Ideology

The Reformocons will survive because they alone among the Republican coalition grasp the serious problems facing America and the need for reform. For example, Reformocon U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tennessee) is willing to talk about Climate Change and offer a technocratic solution.

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Mitch McConnell is not Destroying the Senate because we already broke it

Instead, McConnell is making long-overdue reforms that could make the Senate run a little more smoothly for a few years. Unfortunately, McConnell’s wise and commendable efforts are a stopgap measure that does not address the real problem, the Senate’s increasingly unrepresentative nature. 

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Trump can win in 2020 but it will not be easy

 
Therefore, Trump’s path to victory is the one he is following; fire up the base with rallies, Tweets, etc, and ignore everything else. The wise strategy for the Donald is forget mass appeal, and mobilize the voters he knows he can count on.

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The Damage Trump is doing to the GOP

“As Republicans, if you think you are going to change very substantially for the worse Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security in any substantial way; and at the same time you think you are going to win elections, it just really is not going to happen,” Donald J. Trump (R-New York), March 2013.

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Basic Income Advocate Andrew Yang is a Contender for the Democratic Presidential Nomination

In addition, Yang dares mention the words income inequality; and raises the spectre of technological unemployment, on the campaign trail. Consequently, Americans under 40; who live with those realities, pay attention to Yang.

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The Strange War on Fox News and Tucker Carlson

Hence, the war on Fox News seems more like corporate censorship of anti-capitalist opinion than political correctness. In fact, political correctness could have passed a dangerous new threshold in America. To explain political correctness is being used to silence critics of big business.

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Why Republicans support the Wall

There is a simple reason why Republicans support the Wall; they want to be tough on immigration without bashing immigrants. Although

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