Using poverty as a weapon to coerce people into accepting wages they would never otherwise accept if they had the power to refuse those wages thanks to already having their basic needs met is wrong, but it’s also not a good deal.
Child poverty alone costs us over $ 1 trillion/yr.
— Scott Santens 🧢🏄♂️ (@scottsantens) June 14, 2021
For decades, America led the world in industry—we can do the same for tech and innovation.
That’s why I’m so proud of our Endless Frontier Act, which will fund the cutting-edge research and technology that would otherwise be left behind.https://t.co/AukL1FYOo3
— Ro Khanna (@RoKhanna) June 10, 2021
Before @AndrewYang arrived on the scene, I took most journalists at their word. Now, I see their bias, unconscious or otherwise, on full display. Journalists admire Murrow, so I’d like to reiterate the ethics that undergirded his work.
“To be credible, we must be truthful.” pic.twitter.com/YkNVKAeg3K
— Dani Leis มาลี 🧢 (@danileis) June 2, 2021
It’s possible to say that now because we’re on the cusp of the Age of Abundance. But it’s imperative to say that now otherwise all the marvels of technological advances will only redound to the winners of the previous economic system. We need a new social contract, we need UBI. https://t.co/9d2ywuKRlC
— Gerald Huff Fund For Humanity (@FundForHumanity) May 28, 2021