Andrew Yang Says He Plans To Expand His New York Mayoral Campaign’s Basic Income Program

New York mayoral candidate Andrew Yang is focusing his bid to lead the city on a proposal that echoes his presidential campaign’s $1,000 per month universal basic income. But unlike his presidential campaign plan, the new policy seeks to provide $2,000 per year to 500,000 New Yorkers who require assistance the most. According to the […]

Andrew Yang’s Nonprofit Has Reportedly Spoken To Joe Biden’s Administration About Recurring Checks

Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang’s nonprofit, Humanity Forward, has been in talks with President-elect Joe Biden’s administration about recurring checks, Business Insider reported. The publication received the news from the nonprofit’s press secretary, Greg Nasif. “I don’t want to give away too many details, but we have discussed with them our support for direct […]

Andrew Yang Files To Run For New York City Mayor

Entrepreneur and former Democratic Party presidential candidate, Andrew Yang, has filed paperwork to run for mayor of New York City, Campaign Finance Board confirmed Wednesday. Per New York Daily News, in the Democratic primaries, Yang will compete against former Citigroup executive Ray McGuire, former Housing and Urban Development Department secretary Shaun Donovan, City Councilman Ron […]

WWE News: Andrew Yang Calls Company’s Treatment Of Its Talent ‘Shameful,’ Blasts Greedy Business Practices

Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang has made his criticism known about WWE’s decision to ban superstars from using third-party platforms such as Twitch and Cameo. As quoted by Wrestling Inc, the politician opened up about the matter in an interview with Chris Van Vliet. As The Inquisitr previously reported, McMahon sent out a letter […]

Andrew Yang Supporters Push #YangIsTheFuture Ahead Of Democratic National Convention

Supporters of former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang took to Twitter on Thursday evening to push #YangIsTheFuture ahead of his speech at the Democratic National Convention. The universal basic income advocate hinted at the focus of his forthcoming remarks on Twitter earlier in the day. “Universal Basic Income is our future – and the future […]

Andrew Yang Says Democrats Are ‘In Danger’ Of Being Perceived As Party Of ‘Elite’

During a discussion with HBO’s Bill Maher broadcasted on Friday night, former White House hopeful Andrew Yang discussed the Democratic Party’s electoral prospects, Fox News reported. Maher began the discussion by pointing out that Joe Biden, the Democratic Party’s presumptive presidential nominee, is not comfortably ahead of President Donald Trump in the polls. The anchor […]

Andrew Yang Calls For Democratic Party To ‘Embrace And Champion’ Universal Basic Income

In a CNN opinion piece published on Friday, former presidential candidate Andrew Yang called for the Democratic Party to “embrace and champion” a universal basic income (UBI), the proposal that his outsider 2020 campaign centered around. “$2,000 a month for the remainder of this pandemic would be a good place to start,” he wrote. “Universal […]

Andrew Yang Launches Program To Advocate For Americans’ Data Property Rights

Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang launched a project on Monday to advocate for Americans’ data property rights. The Data Dividend Project (DDP) is a program that aims to use privacy laws, such as the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), to drive a data-as-your-property movement that helps Californians get paid for the personal data harvested […]

Andrew Yang & Kamala Harris Call For Monthly Coronavirus Stimulus Payments

In a virtual town hall hosted by The Appeal on Monday, former Democratic presidential candidates Andrew Yang and Kamala Harris voiced their support for a monthly stimulus of up to $2,000 for all Americans during the coronavirus pandemic, which has caused unprecedented mass unemployment. Yang, who ran a campaign that centered around a universal basic […]

Andrew Yang’s Non-Profit Is Giving Freedom Dividends To Two South Carolina Residents For One Year

Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang is using his non-profit, Humanity Forward, to provide two South Carolina residents with $1,000 per month for 12 months. The plan echoes the central proposal of Yang’s now-suspended campaign: a Freedom Dividend, or universal basic income, of $1,000 per month. As reported by The State, Yang announced the “universal […]

Jack Dorsey Donates $5 Million To Andrew Yang’s Non-Profit For Universal Basic Income Efforts

Billionaire and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey appeared on Andrew Yang’s Yang Speaks podcast on Thursday and announced that he would be giving $5 million to the former Democratic presidential candidate’s universal basic income (UBI) efforts, Rolling Stone reported. The money will go directly to Humanity Forward, Yang’s non-profit, which is launching its first big UBI […]

Andrew Yang’s Nonprofit Is Launching Its First Big Universal Basic Income Experiment This Fall

Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang is using his nonprofit, Humanity Forward, to launch its first significant universal basic income (UBI) experiment in Judson, New York, this fall. As reported by Business Insider, the organization is partnering with a local New York community center, The Spark of Hudson, to provide 20 residents with $500 per […]

Andrew Yang Sues New York State Board Of Elections Over Canceled Primary

Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang is suing the New York State Board of Elections over its recent decision to cancel the Democratic Party’s primary in the state. According to Politico, Yang is suing the state along with seven New Yorkers who were registered to serve as the Humanity Forward founder’s delegates to the Democratic […]

Pope Francis Voices Support For Universal Basic Income In Easter Sunday Letter

On Easter Sunday, Pope Francis released a letter to the leaders of the world’s most prominent social movements and voiced his support for a universal basic income (UBI), Business Insider reported. “This may be the time to consider a universal basic wage which would acknowledge and dignify the noble, essential tasks you carry out,” he […]

Anthony Scaramucci On Andrew Yang’s UBI: ‘I Can’t Think Of A Better Way To Create Opportunity’

During an appearance on The Hardy Report podcast that was released on Sunday and available on, former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci spoke about Humanity Forward founder Andrew Yang‘s universal basic income (UBI) proposal of $1,000 per month for every American adult. “I can’t think of a better way to create opportunity than […]

Andrew Yang Says He Has Been In Touch With Donald Trump’s White House To Discuss UBI

Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang said Tuesday that he has been in touch with Donald Trump‘s White House as it considers sending Americans a cash stimulus amid the coronavirus pandemic. “I’m pleased to see the White House adopt our vision of putting money directly into the hands of hard-working Americans,” Yang wrote in a […]

Former Andrew Yang Staffers Are Joining Mitch McConnell Challenger And UBI Advocate Mike Broihier

Since former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang left the race, his supporters have been shifting their focus to getting advocates of universal basic income (UBI) into Congress. One such advocate is Mike Broihier, who is challenging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell‘s seat. During a recent Reddit AMA, Broihier revealed the support his campaign has received […]

Andrew Yang Becomes Second-Ever Prominent Politician To Sign With Creative Arts Agency

Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang and his wife, Evelyn, recently signed with the Creative Arts Agency (CAA), per The Hollywood Reporter. The American talent agency is known for high-profile clients such as Johnny Depp, J.J. Abrams, and Dave Bautista. The move could be a big help in gaining the Venture for America founder name […]

Andrew Yang Stirs The Pot By Saying Elizabeth Warren ‘Deserves To Be Doing Better’

Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang, now a CNN political commentator, took to Twitter on the evening of Super Tuesday to express his belief that Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren should surpass how she has been tracking in the primaries. “Elizabeth Warren deserves to be doing better than this,” he tweeted Tuesday night. As of now, […]

Marianne Williamson Endorses Bernie Sanders For President: ‘Take A Stand With Bernie’

Former Democratic presidential nominee and self-help guru Marianne Williamson has officially endorsed Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders for president, according to CNN. Williamson — who dropped out of the race on January 10 — made the declaration in a surprise appearance at one of the self-described democratic socialist’s rallies in Austin, Texas, on Sunday night. The […]

Andrew Yang Teases Announcement Of His Team’s ‘Next Steps’

Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang took to Twitter Sunday to tease an announcement of his team’s next steps. “We have an announcement coming in early March as to our next steps,” he tweeted. “I hope people are excited. The #yanggang has a vision that will continue to grow in the days to come – […]

Andrew Yang Questions ‘Value Of Caucuses Over Primaries’ Ahead Of Nevada Assemblies

Ahead of the Nevada caucuses, which NBC News reported had Bernie Sanders in the projected lead, former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang took to Twitter to question the effectiveness of caucuses over primaries. “I’m not sure of the value of caucuses over primaries,” he tweeted. “They seem to suppress turnout, add complexity, and put pressure […]

Former Andrew Yang Staffer, Evan Low, Introduces Universal Basic Income Assembly Bill In California

Democrat Evan Low, former National Campaign Co-Chair of Andrew Yang‘s campaign and a member of the California State Assembly representing the 28th Assembly District, recently introduced Assembly Bill 2712- California Universal Basic Income (UBI) to continue the work of the former presidential candidate. Low revealed the proposal on Twitter, along with a link to his […]

Andrew Yang Teases 2024 Campaign: ‘We’ll Be Back’

Not long after dropping out of the 2020 race, former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang took to Twitter and teased a 2024 campaign. On Thursday night, the CNN political commentator posted a picture of a phone with a sticker on the back that reads, “Yang 2024.” The Venture for America founder’s supporters — many of […]

Andrew Yang Says He Is ‘Definitely Starting A Podcast’

In June of last year, then-Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang revealed plans for a podcast, possibly titled Let Yang Speak. On Thursday, the Venture for America founder confirmed that such a project is in the works and asked supporters for guest requests. “Now that we have our heads up I am definitely starting a podcast […]

Andrew Yang Already Has A New Job After Ending Presidential Run

Entrepreneur Andrew Yang might have only recently ended his presidential campaign, but it appears that he already as another job as CNN’s newest political commentator, reports Politico. “I’m excited to join @CNN to help shed light on the election and the candidates’ experiences. Learned a lot these past months and am glad to contribute to […]

Kamala Harris And Andrew Yang Are Most Favored For Vice President, Says Poll

A new Emerson College poll puts California Sen. Kamala Harris and Venture for America founder Andrew Yang as the most favored to be the Democratic vice-presidential pick, Newsweek reports. According to the survey, 20 percent of Democratic primary voters prefer Harris, while 18 percent would rather Yang. In third was former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary […]

#StillVotingYang Trends Following Andrew Yang’s Exit From Democratic Presidential Primary

Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang recently dropped out of the primary after failing to gain delegates in Iowa and New Hampshire. Despite his exit from the race, his supporters trended #StillVotingYang on Friday and expressed their plans to continue supporting the Venture for America founder. “I’m not #StillVotingYang because I think it’ll resurrect his […]

Andrew Yang’s Movement Could Put A UBI Candidate In Congress As Early As This Year, Says Advocate

Although businessman Andrew Yang‘s campaign has come to an end, his supporters are already looking toward the future. Many appear to be looking to focus their efforts on promoting his signature proposal — a universal basic income (UBI) for every American — and helping those with similar beliefs get into Congress. During a discussion between […]

Andrew Yang Says He Will Endorse A Candidate That Supports A Universal Basic Income

Venture for America founder Andrew Yang dropped out of the Democratic presidential race yesterday, ending his long-shot campaign that managed to outlast sitting senators and experienced politicians. Although recent reports suggest Michael Bloomberg‘s team is eyeing Yang as the next potential New York Mayor, the businessman appears to⁠ — at least for now⁠—be focusing on […]

Michael Bloomberg’s Team Is Eyeing Andrew Yang As Potential New York Mayor

Though Andrew Yang suspended his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination, many politiocs — including presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg — are hoping his public service aspirations are far from over. According to The New York Post, the Bloomberg team dropped hints that they were eyeing Yang as one of their picks for the next New […]

Andrew Yang Photobombs WMUR’s Democratic Presidential Debate Coverage In New Hampshire

Following Friday’s Democratic presidential debate in New Hampshire, candidate Andrew Yang took advantage of a post-debate opening to get some extra screen time by photobombing WMUR-TV news anchors Tom Griffith and Jennifer Vaughn. The moment was first shared on Twitter by WMUR-TV meteorologist Eric Weglarz. “Funniest moment of our coverage tonight has to be @AndrewYang […]

Andrew Yang’s CNN Town Hall Was Highest-Rated Of The Night

The ratings for CNN‘s Wednesday night town halls were released, and it appears that Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang had the highest ratings, Showbuzz Daily reports. The Venture for America founder addressed the achievement on Twitter Thursday night. “Looks like we had the highest-rated #CNNTownHall last night – thank you #yanggang,” he tweeted. “New members […]

Andrew Yang Says Iowa Fiasco ‘Shot The Party In The Foot’

Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang fielded questions from New Hampshire voters Wednesday during a CNN town hall ahead of the state’s primary on Tuesday. At one point, host Don Lemon pressed him about the Iowa caucuses, which had a problematic results process that was delayed for days and riddled with inconsistencies. “I feel for the […]

Andrew Yang Says He Is ‘Exciting People’ Not Traditionally Interested In The Democratic Party

Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang recently appeared on MSNBC’s Morning Joe and spoke about his campaign ahead of the Iowa caucuses Monday evening. At one point in the YouTube video of the appearance, the panel asked Yang about the result of the recent Emerson College/7 News poll, which revealed that 42 percent of the Venture […]

Andrew Yang Says DNC Altered Rules Because Of Michael Bloomberg, ‘Not Sure’ If Billionaire Welcomes Change

Earlier this week, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) changed the requirements for upcoming Democratic Party primary election debates, removing the individual donor threshold. From now on, to determine who belongs on the debate stage, the organization will rely exclusively on polling. The sudden change of rules was interpreted as a move meant to benefit billionaire […]

#YangUnitesAmerica Trends On Super Bowl Sunday Ahead Of Iowa Caucuses

On Sunday evening, supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang took to Twitter to trend #YangUnitesAmerica. Along with the hashtag, they explained why they believe their candidate of choice is the person that can bring unity to the polarized politics of the United States. “Our country is terribly polarized and Yang is our best chance […]

Andrew Yang Said He Would Consider Pardoning Donald Trump, Look Beyond Scandals As President

Andrew Yang said he might consider pardoning Donald Trump if he were to win in November, breaking from some of his Democratic rivals in promoting a message of unity and moving on from scandal. As Politico reported, Yang offered a different tone than Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who suggested that she would set up an […]

Andrew Yang Raises Over $1.2 Million In One Night Ahead Of Iowa Caucuses

Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang‘s campaign revealed that it raised $6.7 million in the month of January, with over $1.2 million raised on January 31 alone. The achievement is close to his campaign’s current record for the highest single-day haul, which was $1.3 million on December 31. “We’ve carried our momentum from the previous quarter […]

Doug Stanhope Becomes Next Comedian To Endorse Andrew Yang

Comedian Doug Stanhope endorsed Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang on Twitter early Thursday morning, making him one in a long line of others in his industry who have thrown their support behind the universal basic income (UBI) advocate. “It is official! He followed me so therefore…I am wholeheartedly behind #YangGang2020 @AndrewYang!” Stanhope tweeted. “If he […]

Rapper Fatboy SSE Promotes Andrew Yang’s Freedom Dividend In Harlem

Rapper Fatboy SSE, along with bodybuilder NDO Champ, recently went to Harlem in New York City to promote Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang. The pair walked the streets and handed out wads of $1,000 to push Yang’s signature campaign proposal: a universal basic income (UBI) of $1,000 per month for every American adult. The pair […]

Andrew Yang Tops Iowa Youth Straw Poll Ahead Of State’s Caucuses

Thousands of students made their pick for their Democratic presidential candidate of choice in the Iowa Youth Straw Poll, and The Gazette reports that Venture for America founder Andrew Yang came in first with 3,370 votes. He barely edged out Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who gained more than 3,200 votes. In third place was former […]

Dave Chappelle Speaks On Andrew Yang’s Platform: ‘It’s Very Exciting, I’m Very Inspired’

Comedian Dave Chappelle traveled to Ames on Tuesday for a show at Iowa State University, and KCCI reported he brought Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang — who he has endorsed for president — as a special guest. Before the show, Chappelle spoke about his support for the 44-year-old serial entrepreneur and why he believes in […]

Dave Chappelle Will Reportedly Be Going Door-To-Door For Andrew Yang’s Campaign

Comedian Dave Chappelle recently threw his support behind Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang, making him another in a long list of comedians that have done so. Chappelle is set to headline two comedy shows for Yang’s campaign on January 29 and 30 in South Carolina — per Deadline — and it appears he’ll be knocking […]

Marianne Williamson Makes Case For Andrew Yang In Iowa: ‘He’s An Important Voice’

Not long after she exited the primary, former Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson returned to Fairfield, Iowa. On Friday, she made an appearance to support candidate Andrew Yang at the city’s town hall, Iowa Starting Line reported. Although the self-help guru has not officially endorsed Yang’s campaign and endorsed Bernie Sanders in 2016, Williamson claims […]

Andrew Yang Criticizes DNC For Not Allowing Fox News To Host A Democratic Debate

While on the campaign trail at a town hall in Burlington, Iowa, Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang touted his bipartisan appeal and also offered some criticism for the Democratic National Committee (DNC) for how the governing body has been handling the party’s debates. “So my administration will be able to draw people in from both […]

#YangSurge Trends After Andrew Yang Passes Pete Buttigieg In National Poll

A new Emerson College national poll puts Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang in fourth place with 8 percent support, ahead of Michael Bloomberg at 7 percent and Pete Buttigieg at 6 percent. The data led Yang’s supporters to push #YangSurge into the top trends on Twitter Thursday evening. The results reveal that Bernie Sanders still […]

Andrew Yang Is The Only Candidate With A Net Positive Favorability Rating, Says Nationwide Poll

A new Monmouth University national poll of registered voters found little change in the overall support for candidates in the 2020 Democratic field, with Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, and Elizabeth Warren still leading the back. But in terms of favorability ratings, Andrew Yang was the only Democratic presidential candidate with a net positive. Specifically, The […]

Andrew Yang Says Poking Fun Of Stereotypes Exposes ‘How Ridiculous They Are’

Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang has become known for making jokes about his Asian heritage, which has led to criticism from some. Speaking to Vice News at the 2020 Iowa Brown & Black Presidential Forum in Des Moines, the 44-year-old serial entrepreneur defended his use of stereotypes and suggested that humor is an effective way […]

John Delaney Slammed For Implying Andrew Yang Copied His Ideas

Amid many candidates dropping out of the Democratic presidential primary, long-shot John Delaney remains in the race as the Iowa caucuses draw near. Although RealClearPolitics puts him at 0.2 percent in average polling, he recently stirred the pot on Twitter when he implied that fellow candidate Andrew Yang copied his ideas. Delaney — who has […]