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Francine Blau, Economist

The evidence does not suggest that current immigrant flows cost native-born taxpayers money over the long-run nor does it provide support for the notion that lowering immigration quotas or stepping up enforcement of existing immigration laws would generate savings to existing taxpayers.
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Shannon Minter,

This [court blocking Trump's ban on transgender troops] is a major victory in the litigation and great news for transgender troops, transgender military academy and ROTC students, and transgender people who have been waiting to enlist.
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Alan Keyes,

The Assault Weapons Ban deals with a fictional distinction. You have guns that are exactly the same guns as are banned, in function, that were banned because of the way they look. And you know, that's the whole truth of this policy: it's to make politicians look as if they are doing something, when in point of fact, they are doing nothing.
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Francis Fukuyama, Senior Fellow at Stanford's Freeman Spogli Institute, political scientist

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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Irwin Stelzer, Economist, journalist for Sunday Times (London), consultant

agrees Carbon Tax
No need to compromise on the one solution that almost every economist agrees would be a prudential, efficient way to reduce emissions—a carbon tax.
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Bill Nye,

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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Mary Meeker, Partner at the Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins

Immigration = Important for USA Technology job creation
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Claudia Goldin, Henry Lee Professor of Economics at Harvard University

Does that mean that women are receiving lower pay for equal work? That is possibly the case in certain places, but by and large, it’s not that. Women often take jobs that have different characteristics, different amenities. You find that the biggest wage gaps are in the corporate, the financial sectors, also law, and the health occupations in which there is a high fraction of ownership, of self-e... See More
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Dave Price, American television personality

disagrees Brexit
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Jean-Pierre Hansen, Luxembourgian chemist

disagrees Brexit
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Raymond E. Goldstein, Schlumberger professor of complex physical systems in the department of applied mathematics and theoretical physics (damtp) at the university of cambridge

disagrees Brexit
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Paul Graham, co-founder at Y Combinator

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Ming Tsai, American restaurateur

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Bill Maher, American stand-up comedian

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Jane Lynch, American actress, singer, and comedian

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Leonard Susskind, American physicist and string theorist

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Scott Aaronson, American scientist, working on the field of quantum computing

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Padmasree Warrior, Indian chemical engineer and business executive.

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Irwin M. Jacobs, American philanthropist

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Seth Klarman, American billionaire

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Jamie Weinstein, American writer

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Ken Sunshine, American public relations consultant

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Dana Beyer, American politician and activist

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Randi Weingarten, American labor leader

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Tsai Ing-wen, President of the republic of china

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Stephen D. Krasner, American politician

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Paul Wolfowitz, American politician, diplomat, and technocrat

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Vincent J. Gentile, American politician

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Mark J. Green, American lawyer

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Svante Myrick, American politician

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Roberto Prats, American politician

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Pete Coors, American businessman

disagrees Clinton over Trump
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Ann Coulter, Author, political commentator

disagrees Clinton over Trump
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Jim Bridenstine, American politician

disagrees Clinton over Trump
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Ellen Spiegel, American politician

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Phyllis Kahn, American politician

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Karen Spilka, American politician

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Gabrielle Giffords, American politician

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Kurt Schrader, American politician

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Paul Graham, co-founder at Y Combinator

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Paul Graham, co-founder at Y Combinator

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