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Ken Salazar, American politician

agrees Fracking
Hydraulic fracking is very much a necessary part of the future of natural gas.
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Robert J. Shiller, Professor of economics at Yale and Nobel laureate

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 toward 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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Dean Baker, Macroeconomist and codirector of the Center for Economic and Policy Research

disagrees Robot Tax
[This] is a tax on productivity growth.
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Cindy Cohn, American civil liberties attorney

Your ability to access a website depends on your desire to access the website and not the deals that the intermediaries have made with each other.
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Larry Elder,

The war against drugs is wrong both tactically and morally. It assumes people are too stupid, too reckless, and too irresponsible to decide whether and under what conditions to consume drugs. The war on drugs is morally bankrupt.
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Avi Rubin,

disagrees Electronic voting
My position hasn't changed over the years. Which is that online voting is a very unsafe idea and a very bad idea and something I think no technological breakthrough I can foresee can ever change. People's computers are not getting more secure. They're getting more infected with viruses. They're getting more under the control of malware.
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Charles Munger, American investor, businessman and philanthropist

disagrees Cryptocurrencies
I never considered for one second having anything to do with it. I detested it the moment it was raised. It’s just disgusting. Bitcoin is noxious poison.
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Sanjay Gupta, American neurosurgeon and multiple Emmy®-award winning chief medical correspondent for CNN

agrees Vaccines
That you are 100 times more likely to be struck by lightning than to have a serious allergic reaction to the vaccine that protects you against measles is not a matter of opinion. That is also a matter of fact.
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David Gorski, Surgical oncologist at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute

agrees Vaccines
The dose makes the poison. Only then will you understand how toxic the myths about vaccines being peddled by antivaccinationists are.
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Phil Plait,

agrees Carbon Tax
A carbon tax will force these companies to look into more efficient renewable energy production, as well they should.
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Martin Ford, Author of Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future

agrees Basic Income
Another reason for a basic income - Old and on the Street: The Graying of America’s Homeless
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Robert J. Shiller, Professor of economics at Yale and Nobel laureate

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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Dean Baker, Macroeconomist and codirector of the Center for Economic and Policy Research

disagrees Job Guarantee
A jobs guarantee may be a good aspirational goal, but we have a lot of messy work that we have to deal with first. If the push for a jobs guarantee distracts from this work, then it will be a major step backwards
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Roy Spencer, Principal Research Scientist at the University of Alabama in Huntsville

I think it is more likely that the warming is mostly natural. At the very least, we have no way of determining what proportion is natural versus human-caused.
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Dean Baker, Macroeconomist and codirector of the Center for Economic and Policy Research

agrees Carbon Tax
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Howard Flight, British politician

agrees Brexit
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Niklas Zennström, Swedish entrepreneur

disagrees Brexit
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Jessye Norman, American opera singer

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Cato June, American football player

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Christine Lahti, Actress, film director

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Andrew Keenan-Bolger, American musical theatre actor and singer

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Barrett Foa, American actor

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Darren Criss, American actor and singer

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Rosabeth Moss Kanter, American economist

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Robert Kotick, Ceo of activision blizzard

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Randall Kaplan, American businessman

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Arn Tellem, American sports agent

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Ricky Rosselló, Neuroscientist and puerto rican activist

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Laura Ricketts, Board member-chicago cubs, lgbt legal advocate

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David F. Gordon, American academic

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Rand Beers, American presidential advisor

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Deborah Cherry, American politician

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Greg Stanton, American politician

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Mike Duggan, American politician

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June Robinson, American politician

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Ross I. Romero, American politician

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Tom Brady, American football player, quarterback

disagrees Clinton over Trump
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Ben Carson, American neurosurgeon

disagrees Clinton over Trump
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Ann Coulter, Author, political commentator

disagrees Clinton over Trump
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Pete Hoekstra, American politician

disagrees Clinton over Trump
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Tom Price, American politician

disagrees Clinton over Trump
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Mike Bishop, American politician

disagrees Clinton over Trump
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Ralph Abraham, Mathematician

disagrees Clinton over Trump
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Rob Portman, 35th director of the office of management and budget

disagrees Clinton over Trump
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Teresa Benitez-Thompson, American politician

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Scott Sifton, American politician, lawyer

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Jim Townsend, American politician

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Phil Phelps, American politician

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