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Manny’s: Meet the 2020 Candidate: Fundraiser for Andrew Yang
July 16, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Andrew Yang is coming to Manny’s to meet you!
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Manny’s and The Next 50 is excited to host another 2020 contender in the San Francisco Bay Area for its Meet the Candidate series at Manny’s: Andrew Yang
The evening will include an update on Andrew’s experience on the campaign trail, a Q&A with attendees, and, everyone’s favorite – selfie opportunities with the candidate.
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About Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang:
I’m Andrew Yang, and I’m running for President as a Democrat in 2020 because I fear for the future of our country. New technologies – robots, software, artificial intelligence – have already destroyed more than 4 million US jobs, and in the next 5-10 years, they will eliminate millions more. A third of all American workers are at risk of permanent unemployment. And this time, the jobs will not come back.
I’m not a career politician—I’m an entrepreneur who understands the economy. It’s clear to me, and to many of the nation’s best job creators, that we need to make an unprecedented change, and we need to make it now. But the establishment isn’t willing to take the necessary bold steps.
As president, my first priority will be to implement Universal Basic Income for every American adult over the age of 18: $1,000 a month, no strings attached, paid for by a new tax on the companies benefiting most from automation. UBI is just the beginning. A crisis is underway—we have to work together to stop it, or risk losing the heart of our country. The stakes have never been higher.Once I understood the magnitude of this problem, and that even our most forward-thinking politicians were not going to take the steps necessary to stem the tide, I had no choice but to act.
I’m the father of two young boys. I know the country my sons will grow up in is going to be very different than the one I grew up in, and I want to look back at my life knowing I did everything in my power to create the kind of future our children deserve—an America of opportunity, freedom, equality, and abundance. I urge you to join me. No one else is going to build a better world for us. We’re going to have to do it ourselves. Together