SpaceX CEO Elon Musk mentioned that he would put his assist behind Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang.
“I assist Yang,” Musk tweeted on Saturday. Maybe jokingly, he added that Yang could be the U.S.’ “first overtly goth president.”
ELON MUSK WANTS TO MERGE OUR BRAINS WITH COMPUTERS BY 2020
The 44-year-old Yang thanked Musk.
Musk’s obvious assist adopted a tweet from Yang wherein the entrepreneur mentioned he doesn’t count on everybody to agree with him on every little thing, including that his most important hope “is that folks belief that I’m attempting to resolve issues and I’m open to totally different approaches — notably if the information drives in a specific path.”
Yang, who’s hoping to change into the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, has largely run on a platform endorsing common fundamental revenue (UBI), a authorities program that will ship $1,000 month-to-month funds to all people, no matter employment standing, to assist with the rise of automation.
Yang’s program, (generally known as “Freedom Dividend,” a reputation that has examined higher with conservatives), would consolidate sure welfare applications and be funded by making a value-added tax of 10 %.
Musk, who’s eager to beat machines’ “existential menace,” to people, together with automation, mentioned that common fundamental revenue is “clearly wanted.”
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