Andrew Yang

American entrepreneur, attorney and political candidate

Andrew Yang (born January 13, 1975) is an American entrepreneur, the founder of Venture for America (VFA), and a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate.

Andrew Yang (2019)


  • Deaths now outnumber births among white people in more than half the states in the country. Much of this is low birth rates and white men dying from substance abuse and suicide. Our life expectancy has declined for 3 years. We need to do much more.
  • I support the freedom of parents to adopt circumcision for any religious or cultural ritual as desired. Actually have attended a brit milah myself and felt privileged to be there. Thanks Mikael. Always up to parents.
  • The opposite of Donald Trump is an Asian man who likes math.
  • There are millions of women across the country who are stuck in exploitative or abusive jobs or relationships that would be improved simply by putting $1,000 a month in their hands.
  • The United States should provide an annual income of $12,000 for each American aged 18–64, with the amount indexed to increase with inflation. It would require a constitutional supermajority to modify or amend. ... The poverty line is currently $11,770. We would essentially be bringing all Americans to the poverty line and alleviate gross poverty.


  • If you're an anti-Semite, white supremacist or on a sex ofender registry, you're ineligible for the Freedom Dividend.
    • fake quote spread July 2019, purportedly made April 15th, but simply an edit of an existing tweet

Quotes about Andrew Yang

  • Entrepreneur Andrew Yang promises to "bring our military spending under control," to "make it harder for the U.S. to get involved in foreign engagements with no clear goal," and to "reinvest in diplomacy." He believes that much of the military budget "is focused on defending against threats from decades ago as opposed to the threats of 2020." But he defines all these problems in terms of foreign "threats" and U.S. military responses to them, failing to recognize that U.S. militarism is itself a serious threat...
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