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Elon Musk, Founder of SpaceX, cofounder of Tesla, SolarCity & PayPal

What to do about mass unemployment? This is going to be a massive social challenge. There will be fewer and fewer jobs that a robot cannot do better [than a human]. These are not things that I wish will happen. These are simply things that I think probably will happen.
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Sundar Pichai, CEO at Google

I am grateful to the transgender members of the military for their service
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Noam Chomsky, Linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian, social critic, and political activist

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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Elon Musk, Founder of SpaceX, cofounder of Tesla, SolarCity & PayPal

agrees Carbon Tax
Not paying carbon taxes is like not paying for garbage collection.
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Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Essayist, scholar, statistician, former trader, and risk analyst

There are resilient ways to solve problems, say feed the world, without complicated technologies that entail fragility and unkown possibilities.
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Andy Stern, Author Raising the Floor; Richman Center, Columbia University; Former President SEIU

A universal basic income is essentially giving every single working-age American a check every month, much like we do with social security for elderly people. It’s an unconditional stipend, as it were. The reason it's necessary is we're now learning through lots of reputable research that technological change is accelerating, and that this process will continue to displace workers and terminate... See More
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Donald J. Trump, President of the USA

disagrees Electronic voting
It's old-fashioned — but it's always good to have a paper back-up system of voting.
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Donald J. Trump, President of the USA

Obama's attack on the internet is another top down power grab. Net neutrality is the Fairness Doctrine. Will target conservative media.
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Donald J. Trump, President of the USA

agrees Tariffs
I have just authorized a doubling of Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum with respect to Turkey as their currency, the Turkish Lira, slides rapidly downward against our very strong Dollar!
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Donald J. Trump, President of the USA

I’m a conservative on most issues but a liberal on this one … We must have universal healthcare …We need, as a nation, to reexamine the single-payer plan.
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Judith Rodin, Philanthropist

When The Rockefeller Foundation first began its work to advance universal health coverage, it seemed to many to be a pipedream. Today, we are truly inspired to see how rapidly support for universal health coverage has grown, including its recent recognition in the Sustainable Development Goals. Universal health coverage is key to building resilient health systems that make both people and planet h... See More
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Donald J. Trump, President of the USA

agrees Fracking
Fracking will lead to American independence. With price of natural gas continuing to drop, we can be at a tremdendous advantage.
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Michael Nutter, American mayor

We need to ban assault weapons. We need to ban the high-capacity clips and magazines. We need serious background information, system upgrade.
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Elizabeth Banks, American actress

It would be wise to ban assault weapons, high-capacity magazines and silencers. None of which is excessive.
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Elizabeth Banks, American actress

agrees Surrogacy
After years of trying to get pregnant, exploring the range of fertility treatments, all unsuccessful, our journey led us to gestational surrogacy.
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Elon Musk, Founder of SpaceX, cofounder of Tesla, SolarCity & PayPal

agrees Basic Income
I think we'll end up doing universal basic income. It's going to be necessary.
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Elon Musk, Founder of SpaceX, cofounder of Tesla, SolarCity & PayPal

Climate change is real. Leaving Paris is not good for America or the world.
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Toomas Hendrik Ilves, President of Estonia since 2006

agrees Basic Income
The rapid replacement of jobs by machines/artifical intelligence will lead to the need for a Universal Basic Income.
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Donald J. Trump, President of the USA

disagrees Vaccines
Healthy young child goes to doctor, gets pumped with massive shot of many vaccines, doesn't feel good and changes - AUTISM. Many such cases!
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Donald J. Trump, President of the USA

disagrees Carbon Tax
I will not support or endorse a carbon tax!
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Andy Stern, Author Raising the Floor; Richman Center, Columbia University; Former President SEIU

agrees Basic Income
We're about to lose some of the most basic programs we had [because of technology], like Medicare, potentially. I don’t think there's any proof that it's any more politically feasible to hold on to what we have than to build on a big new idea.
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Elon Musk, Founder of SpaceX, cofounder of Tesla, SolarCity & PayPal

AI potentially more dangerous than nukes
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Elon Musk, Founder of SpaceX, cofounder of Tesla, SolarCity & PayPal

I really think there are two fundamental paths [for humans]: One path is we stay on Earth forever, and some eventual extinction event wipes us out
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Jeremy Rifkin, American Economic and Social Theorist, Author, Political Advisor

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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Donald J. Trump, President of the USA

agrees Brexit
I think the migration has been a horrible thing for Europe… A lot of that has been pushed by the EU. I would say that [the UK is] better off without it, personally.
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Jacob Wallenberg, Chairman of Investor AB

disagrees Brexit
Brexit would be very negative for Europe. The axis of London-Paris-Berlin changing to Paris-Berlin would be a significant change to the core of Europe.
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Joe Klein, Columnist for TIME magazine.

agrees Carbon Tax
I believe that climate change is real, and a long-term problem to be addressed in every way, ranging from a carbon tax to incentives for non-polluting energy sources.
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David C Bannerman,

agrees Brexit
Our choice is a simple one. Subjugation or sovereignty. The case for leaving the EU is getting stronger every day.
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Maurice Obstfeld, Chief Economist at the International Monetary Fund

disagrees Brexit
The planned June referendum on European Union membership has already created uncertainty for investors; a ‘Brexit’ could do severe regional and global damage by disrupting established trading relationships.
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Jay Clayton, American attorney and Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

disagrees Cryptocurrencies
Market participants, including lawyers, trading venues, and financial services firms, should be aware that we are disturbed by many examples of form being elevated over substance, with form-based arguments depriving investors of mandatory protections.
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Andrew Lam, Assistant professor of ophthalmology at Tufts University School of Medicine, and writer

There’s ample evidence that Asian-Americans are at a disadvantage in college admissions. This issue has divided Asians and others who debate the relative benefits of diversity versus meritocracy in our society. But if Asians are being held back, it’s not so much because of affirmative action but because of preference for whites.
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Donald J. Trump, President of the USA

Our military must be focused on decisive and overwhelming victory and cannot be burdened with the tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail
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Donald J. Trump, President of the USA

The concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make U.S. manufacturing non-competitive.
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