Andrew Yang didn’t get to talk about UBI at the third DemDebate because the topic of the 4th Industrial Revolution, AI, automation or the future of the vast majority of American workers NEVER CAME UP. Who cares about THAT when you can score cheap points by calling the President a racist?
They DID talk about healthcare, which is good, but only Yang identified the perverse incentive that makes healthcare ruinously expensive even for people with health insurance and completely inaccessible for those without it. It you don’t identify the root cause of your troubles, you can’t address them effectively.
For those of you who think we can’t afford to talk about how to insure that people can earn a living when there are crypto-white-supremacists to ferret out and denounce…
And for anyone who would correct my vocabulary, Caleb Strohl beat you to the punch with, “Random unimportant aside: plutocracy is rule by the rich. Oligarchy is rule by a small group.”