Technological unemployment could destabilize the People’s Republic of China, Bloomberg speculates. To explain, IBM predicts automation will kill 50.3 million Chinese jobs over the next three years. Thus, the People’s Republic will need to retrain 50.3 million workers.Read more
Biden, did a little better than Bernie his support fell by 4% from 34% in June 2019 to 30% in July 2019. If Biden’s support falls by 4% each month between July and the 3 February 2019 Iowa caucus, the former vice president will have a 6% level of support.
To clarify, if you multiply 4% by six, the number of months until the Iowa Caucus you get 24%. Thus, Biden needs to do something and fast, or he’s toast.
Therefore, our society no longer values work or workers. In fact, there is now a long list of jobs that our market economy assigns no value to.Read more
Consequently, Andrew Yang is the first presidential candidate making a direct appeal to gamers. Yang’s appeal could dramatically alter politics; because Statista estimates there are 53.6 million console gamers, or serious video game players in America. Hence Yang could mobilize a huge constituency most politicians are unaware of.Read more
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.
Essentially, the data dividend takes the theory that “data is the new oil” or the oil of the 21st Century to its logical conclusion.Read more
Yang comes across as a kinder and gentler Generation X version of Trump.
Yang might be the breakout Democratic candidate of 2020. Even if he does not win, Yang is certainly in a position to disrupt the Democratic primaries and possibly knock out some serious mainstream contenders like former Vice President Joe Biden (D-Delaware) or U.S. Senators Kamal Harris (D-California) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-New York).
. Like Donald J. Trump, Andrew Yang is a sophisticated but improbable candidate that has a strong chance of reaching the White House.