Wed, 24 July 2019
1244: Investigating Big Tech Companies & Andrew Yang, Presidential Candidate on Universal Basic Income, Smart People Should Build Things & War on Normal People
Jason Hartman starts today's show celebrating the Department of Justice's decision to start investigating the big tech companies business practices, something he's wanted them to do for a long time now.
Then Jason talks with Democratic Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang about some of his policy proposals, including the huge idea of Universal Basic Income, the erradication of income tax and the implementation of a VAT.
[2:10] Jason is excited that the DOJ is finally investigating the big tech companies
Andrew Yang Interview:
[6:11] How Universal Basic Income is different than the welfare state and why libertarians would support it
[9:43] Would income taxes go away if Andrew's VAT goes into effect?
[14:28] Andrew supports UBI because automation is taking away so many jobs
[19:12] The war on normal people
[25:38] How the UBI will offset any deficit it creates