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Trick question: Which slices of this pie would benefit most from $1,000/month?

If so many people benefit, why are the detractors obsessed with groups that don't even make a dark line on the chart?

#YangGang #BasicIncome #FreedomDividend @AndrewYang
If your argument is against #FreedomDividend or #BasicIncome because "something, something, people in the black part of this graph," then why are you willing to hold back 88% of the nation over it? It took me a while to compile this visualization, but opposition seems petty.
Clearly, I feel for the "working poor," but they are this many of us. Less than 4% work 40+hrs/week and earn below the poverty line. If a policy will benefit them ... AND another 84% of the nation significantly, then which is the better policy? #MATH
A few people have asked for sources. Most of the stats came from here: tradingeconomics.com The "base stats" were from the April 2019 employment reports. Social security stats from ssa.gov.
Other pie slices from financialsamurai.com (top 5%), pewresearch.org (stay at home parents), and theatlantic.com (working students).
One more while I'm on a roll ...

#FightFor15 assumes only positive outcomes and does not predict store closings or other impacts of higher min wage. Only counting humans with positive potential impact is this much. (The 3D pie distorts that this is about 31%.)
Just can't stop.

Who benefits from a Federal Job Guarantee? About 12% of us - assuming that EVERYONE working part-time would rather participate in that program (which is a massive assumption).
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