“The Yang Gang gets bigger every single day,” said Andrew Yang, his “MATH” hat advertising the same four-letter word as many of the signs hoisted in the crowd gathered in Washington, DC at the Lincoln Memorial.

On his Humanity First tour across the United States to promote a bold campaign platform, political newcomer Andrew Yang in April began an ambitious push to evangelise his big idea.

With five million manufacturing jobs already lost in the US, Yang argues that an acceleration in automation will push even more unskilled workers out of work – tens of millions during the next few decades.

 

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