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John McCain,

When less than 1% of Americans are volunteering to join the military, we should welcome all those who are willing and able to serve our country. Any member of the military who meets the medical and readiness standards should be allowed to serve -- including those who are transgender.
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Paul Offit,

agrees Vaccines
That he [Trump] would take this next step, which is to take a man who has no expertise about science or vaccines and make him the head of a vaccine safety … committee is truly amazing to me.
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Jeffrey Kluger,

agrees Vaccines
Vaccines save lives; fear endangers them. It's a simple message parents need to keep hearing.
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Willie Nelson,

disagrees Fracking
It's bad for the land, bad for the farmers, bad for the soil. It's just all around a bad idea.
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Bill McKibben,

disagrees Fracking
Basically, fracking is a method of polluting water that generates some climate change as a byproduct.
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MIchael Hudson, Economist. Research Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri, Kansas City.

disagrees Fracking
You have a choice. Either you can have more oil, or more clean water. Fracking is not good for the water supply.
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Cory Doctorow, Writer, blogger, activist.

The internet isn't nearly so important as racial injustice and vanquishing white supremacy, nor smashing patriarchy, nor rescuing our planet from looters and climate vandals, nor feudal inequality: but EVERY ONE of those fights will be won or lost with the Internet.
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Eric Ries, Author of The Lean Startup

agrees Basic Income
Even an extremely modest universal basic income could pay huge dividends
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Richard Dawkins,

Children do need to be protected so that they can have a proper education and not be indoctrinated in whatever religion their parents happen to have been brought up in.
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Khloé Kardashian, American television personality

agrees Surrogacy
I mean, I thought about surrogacy at one point but then it just didn't cross my mind.
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Jonathan Rauch, Senior fellow @BrookingsGS & @BrookingsInst. Contributing editor @TheAtlantic and @nationaljournal.

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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Charles Murray, Libertarian conservative political scientist, author, and columnist

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.

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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Thom Hartmann, Radio Host

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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John McCain,

disagrees Brexit
British membership in the EU is a vital contributor to the security and prosperity of Europe and the United States.
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Ann Widdecombe, Former Conservative Member of Parliament, President of Christians for Britain

agrees Brexit
It is no good thinking we can come out [of the EU] at a later stage. There will not be that opportunity … We are certainly not self-governing for as long as we are in Europe.
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Alex Brummer, British journalist

agrees Brexit
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Kapka Kassabova, Author

disagrees Brexit
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David Runciman, British political scientist and author

disagrees Brexit
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Sandi Toksvig, Danish-british comedian, writer and activist

disagrees Brexit
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Nick Dear, British screenwriter

disagrees Brexit
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Ian McEwan, British author

disagrees Brexit
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Geoff Dyer, English writer

disagrees Brexit
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Charlotte Mendelson, British writer

disagrees Brexit
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Carol Ann Duffy, British writer and professor of contemporary poetry

disagrees Brexit
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Oona King, British politician

disagrees Brexit
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Michael Morpurgo, British children's writer

disagrees Brexit
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Ben Goldacre, British science writer and doctor

disagrees Brexit
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Ara Darzi, British surgeon

disagrees Brexit
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Rory Stewart, British politician, academic, author, diplomat and documentary maker

disagrees Brexit
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Kelly Hoppen, British interior designer

disagrees Brexit
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Peter Rogers, English film producer

disagrees Brexit
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Guy Kawasaki, Founded 3 companies. Invested in 10. Former chief evangelist of Apple. Author of thirteen books. B.A. at Stanford University.

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Khloé Kardashian, American television personality

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Kris Jenner, American television personality, businessperson, and socialite

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Thom Hartmann, Radio Host

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Hannah Hart, Internet celebrity

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Katie Lee, American writer

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, American basketball player

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Kate Clinton, American comedian

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Tony Campolo, American sociologist

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Denise Dresser, Mexican political analyst

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Riane Eisler, Austrian sociologist

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Eric Ries, Entrepreneur

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Guy Kawasaki, Founded 3 companies. Invested in 10. Former chief evangelist of Apple. Author of thirteen books. B.A. at Stanford University.

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Jane Velez-Mitchell, American television journalist

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Iris Krasnow, American writer

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Win McCormack, American publisher and editor

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Urvashi Vaid, Indian writer

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Vashti Murphy McKenzie, American bishop

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