Most Americans received stimulus checks amid the pandemic and Yang believes more relief payments are the “direction we need to go.
“”74% of Americans think we need emergency cash relief, because the pandemic, unfortunately, is not fading,” Yang said.
“Kristen asked to what effect the Black Lives Matter movement has on UBI and mentioned locally, Oakland’s Mayor Libby Schaaf.
“There’s a new saying that says ‘Data is the new oil,'” according to Yang and it is time to take back control of our personal data.
“Why is it that these tech companies are making billions of dollars a year off of our data, and we are not seeing a dime?”