Other posts in the series “Road to 2020:”
And posts written about Donald Trump.
Andrew Yang is an unusual candidate in that he has no real political experience. His career path has taken him from corporate attorney, to philanthropic fundraiser, to party organizer, to healthcare and then landed him in a small test preparation company that was later acquired by Kaplan, a giant in the field. This enabled him to begin Venture for America, a nonprofit investing in future entrepreneurs, winning him an award as Champion for Change by the Obama administration. Yang’s primary platform in his presidential campaign is that of Universal Basic Income, where each citizen is given $1000 a month to combat the negative effects of automation on the job economy. This idea is slowly gathering support both on the left and on the right. Although Yang is running as a Democrat, he is not particularly partisan. He cheerfully appears on Fox News and is gathering support among conservatives because he is pragmatic and technocratic rather than stuck in ideological positions. I confess that the more I read about him to research this article, the more I like him too.
Fortunately we have a birth time from Yang himself through his campaign (thank you astro.com) which gives us a more complete picture of his personality. He is a double Capricorn, with both the Sun and ascendant (rising sign) in that sign of achievement and practicality. Yet, he has the Moon, […]