The Democrats are preparing to beat Donald Trump in the 2020 US Presidential election. While united by party, the contenders are divided on how they plan to take the US forward. So, who are the possible top candidates? What are their policies and what do they represent? And could they beat Donald Trump in an election?
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What does Andrew Yang stand for? Yang's innovative Universal Basic Income policy is the push towards equality America needs.
As technology rapidly advances, the job economy struggles to keep up, meaning that jobs are increasingly replaced through automation.
As more and more jobs disappear due to automation, it is vital that America has a strong plan to ensure those affected have an alternative path.
Additionally, Yang wants to regulate the social media companies that currently run riot, both in terms of the meteoric rise of social media use and their unrestrained economic structure.
Automation and technology are pressing issues. But these are minor issues. Guiding America post-2020 will be an extremely complex task, and demands a high-level plan in which automation is a minor concern.
[P1] The job economy is suffering greatly due to the rise of automation.
[P2] Yang is the only candidate taking this seriously.
[P3] Yang should be elected as the Democratic candidate.
Rejecting the premises
[Rejecting P3] Yang's policies do not adequately deal with the issues presented by automation.