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Jamie Foxx, American actor, stand-up comedian, musician, and talk radio host · 16 Feb 2018

Looking forward to participating in the new @cobinhood Token! ZERO fee trading!
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Richard Branson, Founder of Virgin (400 companies) · 16 Feb 2018

I think it is working. There will be other currencies like it that may be even better, but in the meantime there's a big industry around bitcoin. You know, people have made fortunes out of bitcoin, some people have lost money out of bitcoin.
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Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel laureate economist based at Columbia University · 16 Feb 2018

disagrees Cryptocurrencies
[Governments will] regulate it out of existence.
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Jordan Belfort, Motivational speaker and former 'Wolf of Wall St' stockbroker · 15 Feb 2018

disagrees Cryptocurrencies
It’s just human nature to jump on the bandwagon, it’s what every great bubble is made of and they’ll call this the greatest bubble of all time.
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Cory Doctorow, Writer, blogger, activist. · 11 Feb 2018

The internet isn't nearly so important as racial injustice and vanquishing white supremacy, nor smashing patriarchy, nor rescuing our planet from looters and clmate vandals, nor feudal inequality: but EVERY ONE of those fights will be won or lost with the internet
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Mike Bloomberg, American businessman and politician, former mayor of new york city · 11 Feb 2018

agrees Health taxes
Noncommunicable diseases are a growing global crisis, especially in low-and-middle income countries. There’s substantial evidence that taxes and fiscal policies are essential to confronting this health threat.
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Richard Branson, Founder of Virgin (400 companies) · 27 Jan 2018

agrees Basic Income
Policies like these can help people struggling just to survive and allow them to get on their feet, be entrepreneurial and be more creative.
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Mike Bloomberg, American businessman and politician, former mayor of new york city · 27 Jan 2018

agrees Soda taxes
Noncommunicable diseases are a growing global crisis, especially in low-and-middle income countries. There’s substantial evidence that taxes and fiscal policies are essential to confronting this health threat.
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Francis Fukuyama, Senior Fellow at Stanford's Freeman Spogli Institute, political scientist · 19 Jan 2018

There are entire countries where Facebook Messenger has replaced email as the primary channel by which people communicate. This kind of power wielded at such a scale is unprecedented in human experience, and we need to think carefully about whether American democracy can continue to coexist with such power concentrated over the longer run.
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Alec Ross, Former Senior Innovation Advisor to Hillary Clinton, currently running for Governor of Maryland · 29 Nov 2017

The information control that some of the world’s strongmen and terrorist groups have on people is tenuous. The digital world is still relatively new, and for the most part, when young people come to more power, we will have more open societies. If you look at this over decades, I think it will be very positive globally
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Hillary Clinton, US presidential candidate · 15 Oct 2017

We can’t fall into the trap set up by the gun lobby that says if you cannot stop every shooting you shouldn’t try to stop any
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Paul Krugman, Economist (nobel laureate) and NY Times columnist · 15 Oct 2017

agrees Carbon Tax
Emissions taxes are the Economics 101 solution to pollution problems; every economist I know would start cheering wildly if Congress voted in a clean, across-the-board carbon tax.
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Thomas Friedman, NY Times columnist and Pulitzer Prize winning author of Lexus and the Olive Tree and From Beirut to · 10 Sep 2017

agrees Carbon Tax
We need a tax system that shrinks what we don't want — carbon, sugar and bullets — and incentivizes what we need
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Jonathan Rauch, Senior fellow @BrookingsGS & @BrookingsInst. Contributing editor @TheAtlantic and @nationaljournal. · 10 Sep 2017

agrees Carbon Tax
Just as conveniently, the most efficient way to get started is also the simplest, albeit not the easiest politically: tax carbon emissions.
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Bill Nye, · 10 Sep 2017

agrees Carbon Tax
So what we want to do is have a 'fee' for carbon dioxide production, and then we will return the fee to the people.
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Tim O'Reilly, Founder and CEO, O'Reilly Media. Investor. Studied at Harvard University. · 06 Sep 2017

Data is the currency of regulatory decision making
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Jenny McCarthy, American actress, model, television host, author, screenwriter, and anti-vaccine activist · 06 Sep 2017

disagrees Vaccines
What I really am is “anti-toxins” in the vaccines. I do believe that there is a correlation between vaccinations and autism. I don’t think it’s the sole cause, but I think they’re triggering–it’s triggering–autism in these kids. A really great example is…is, sometimes obesity can trigger diabetes. I do believe that vaccines can trigger autism…It’s so much more than just mercury. That is one ingred... See More
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Evgeny Morozov, Writer ans researcher on political and social implications of technology. · 06 Sep 2017

disagrees Basic Income
Basic income, therefore, is often seen as the Trojan horse that would allow tech companies to position themselves as progressive, even caring – the good cop to Wall Street’s bad cop – while eliminating the hurdles that stand in the way of further expansion. Goodbye to all those cumbersome institutions of the welfare state, employment regulations that guarantee workers’ rights or subversive attemp... See More
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Noam Chomsky, Linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian, social critic, and political activist · 06 Sep 2017

agrees Basic Income
It comes from the right wing originally. Milton Friedman proposed it for example. From his point of view it was part of an effort to undermine welfare state measures. But it doesn’t have to have a reactionary component. It can be interpreted as something progressive. That people have rights. In fact if you read the universal declaration of human rights, 1948, take a look at article 45. It says peo... See More
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Charles Murray, Libertarian conservative political scientist, author, and columnist · 06 Sep 2017

agrees Basic Income
Replacing the welfare state with an annual grant is the best way to cope with a radically changing U.S. jobs market—and to revitalize America’s civic culture
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MIchael Hudson, Economist. Research Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri, Kansas City. · 06 Sep 2017

disagrees Basic Income
The problem’s not only income, but what people have to spend it on. Paine didn’t talk about universal income, he talked about everybody should have the right to a place to live, a means of their own self-support. That’s independent from income. Once you economize and financialize it, you put in a distortion. You don’t want to give people income to buy what really should be public goods and servic... See More
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Yuval Noah Harari, Israeli historian and a tenured professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem · 06 Sep 2017

disagrees Basic Income
Paying people not to work will only increase inequality and rancor. [...] If universal basic income is aimed to improve the objective conditions of the average person in 2050, it has a fair chance of succeeding. But if it is aimed to make people subjectively more satisfied with their lot in order to prevent social discontent, it is likely to fail.
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Ray Kurzweil, Author, computer scientist, inventor and futurist · 06 Sep 2017

agrees Basic Income
Adopting a universal basic income for all people can help society think creatively with new ideas, develop new industries — and free-up people to work on important future projects. This practical social support program can grow as science & technology rapidly evolve, becoming part of world abundance.
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Barbara Ehrenreich, Author of Nickel and Dimed · 06 Sep 2017

agrees Basic Income
[Martin Ford's] solution is blindingly obvious: As both conservatives and liberals have proposed over the years, we need to institute a guaranteed annual minimum income
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Tim Worstall, Writer and Senior Fellow of the Adam Smith Institute · 06 Sep 2017

agrees Basic Income
An Unconditional Basic Income Is The Solution But The Important Word Here Is Basic
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Martin Ford, Author of Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future · 06 Sep 2017

agrees Basic Income
Another reason for a basic income - Old and on the Street: The Graying of America’s Homeless
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Alec Ross, Former Senior Innovation Advisor to Hillary Clinton, currently running for Governor of Maryland · 06 Sep 2017

agrees Basic Income
The economy continues to develop in the way it is with bounty and more spread, more billionaires, and more struggling members of the working class. I do think that there will be more and more momentum for safety-net programs like basic income.
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Owen Jones, Columnist for the Guardian and the New Statesmen · 06 Sep 2017

agrees Basic Income
Basic income – where we all are given a payment from the state as a right of citizenship – should be introduced.
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Andrew Gamble, Sir Isaiah Berlin Award for Lifetime Contribution to Political Studies · 06 Sep 2017

agrees Basic Income
Building a political coalition around the idea of basic income would help end the resentment of those in work contributing to support those who are not able to work or cannot find jobs. Payment of a basic income to everyone would price workers into many more jobs which at present do not pay enough for people to live on.
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Jeremy Rifkin, American Economic and Social Theorist, Author, Political Advisor · 06 Sep 2017

agrees Basic Income
Basic income is not a utopia. It's a practical business plan for the next step of the human journey
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Thom Hartmann, Radio Host · 06 Sep 2017

agrees Basic Income
If conservatives really want to do away with “wasteful” and “overly bureaucratic” social services in the U.S. - services like Medicaid, Social Security and foodstamps - there’s an easy alternative. It’s simple. It encourages personal responsibility. And it will do away with our current mess of programs that make up our social safety net. All we have to do is guarantee every person a universal, and... See More
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Elizabeth May, Green Party of Canada · 06 Sep 2017

agrees Basic Income
Paying everyone a basic income will end poverty and save money
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Dan Savage, LGBT Author and Activist · 06 Sep 2017

agrees Basic Income
Guaranteed minimum wage […] would relieve a whole lot of stress for a lot of working people and poor people
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Paul Mason, Economics Editor, The Guardian · 06 Sep 2017

agrees Basic Income
To benefit from the automation revolution we need a universal basic income, the slashing of working hours and a redefinition of ourselves without work
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Ralph Nader, Consumer advocate, author and former presidential candidate · 06 Sep 2017

agrees Basic Income
Basic income would get rid of chronic capitalism
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Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel laureate economist based at Columbia University · 06 Sep 2017

disagrees Basic Income
You want your government to think more carefully about targeting programmes that help those in need, rather than universal. That’s a trade-off given the budget constraints on the public sector
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Eric Ries, Author of The Lean Startup · 06 Sep 2017

agrees Basic Income
Even an extremely modest universal basic income could pay huge dividends
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Tyler Cowen, Professor of Economics, George Mason University & author of Average is Over · 06 Sep 2017

disagrees Basic Income
"Let’s send a check to everyone" is an appealing idea, but I've come around to the view that doing so would do more harm than good. [...] It eventually would choke off immigration to the U.S. Voters don't like sending money to immigrants.
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Sam Harris, American author, philosopher, and neuroscientist · 06 Sep 2017

agrees Basic Income
Ultimately we need something like a universal basic income. There has to be someway to distribute this kind of technological wealth more fairly to the rest of the world.
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Grace Lee Boggs (deceased), Civil rights activist · 06 Sep 2017

agrees Basic Income
You can think so much in terms of re-distribution. Or you can begin thinking about justice in terms of restoring another way of life
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Brian Eno, Artist · 06 Sep 2017

agrees Basic Income
The basic income is needed to serve the creative genius of the community (i.e. the ‘scenius’)
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Tim O'Reilly, Founder and CEO, O'Reilly Media. Investor. Studied at Harvard University. · 06 Sep 2017

agrees Basic Income
I completely agree that Universal Basic Income is a good idea. But I think that’s just the beginning of the discussion.
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Robert J Shiller, Professor of economics at Yale and Nobel laureate · 31 Aug 2017

agrees Robot Tax
A moderate tax on robots, even a temporary tax that merely slows the adoption of disruptive technology, seems a natural component of a policy to address rising inequality. Revenue could be targeted towards wage insurance, to help people replaced by new technology make the transition to a different career. This would accord with our natural sense of justice, and thus be likely to endure.
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Ron Unz, Physicist, software developer, entrepreneur, writer · 31 Aug 2017

Just as their predecessors of the 1920s always denied the existence of “Jewish quotas,” top officials at Harvard, Yale, Princeton and the other Ivy League schools today strongly deny the existence of “Asian quotas.” But there exists powerful statistical evidence to the contrary. Each year, American universities provide their racial enrollment data to the National Center for Education Statistics, ... See More
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Tim Worstall, Senior Fellow of the Adam Smith Institute and writer · 31 Aug 2017

disagrees Job Guarantee
Government simply isn't capable of planning what should be done. And we can't just do really simple things because we don't have any really simple things to do with lots of labour. Thus the idea of a government job guarantee just isn't going to work.
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Peter Drucker, Management consultant, educator, and author · 31 Aug 2017

Culture eats strategy for breakfast
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K. Eric Drexler, Founding father of nanotechnology · 31 Aug 2017

AI technologies may reach thethreshold of rapid, open-ended, recursive improvement before we are prepared to manage the challenges posed by the emergence superintelligent AI agents.
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Sam Harris, American author, philosopher, and neuroscientist · 31 Aug 2017

It is sobering to admit that chaos seems a probable outcome even in the best-case scenario, in which the AGI remained perfectly obedient. But of course we cannot assume the best-case scenario. In fact, “the control problem”—the solution to which would gu
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David Bellamy, English author, broadcaster, environmental campaigner and botanist · 31 Aug 2017

For the last 16 years, temperatures have been going down and the carbon dioxide has been going up and the crops have got greener and grow quicker. We’ve done plenty to smash up the planet, but there’s been no global warming caused by man
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Hanna Rosin, American author and writer · 31 Aug 2017

The Bureau of Labor Department statistics show that the median earnings of full-time female workers is 77 percent of the median earnings of full-time male workers. But that is very different than “77 cents on the dollar for doing the same work as men
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