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Bill Gates disagrees: Carbon Tax

A carbon tax in the United States would not be an effective way of confronting climate change. The world needs an “energy miracle” in order to cut greenhouse gas emissions while expanding energy production around the world. The way that happens is to spend on clean-energy research.
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Robert Reich agrees: Universal Basic Income

A minimal guarantee with regard to income, it seems to me as almost inevitable in terms the direction that the structural changes of our economy are taking us in.
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Andrew Ng agrees: Universal Basic Income

It would give individuals a safety net and a place from which to acquire new skills... (However) we might not be ready to accept the idea of paying people for "no reason." I advocate instead providing this income in exchange for their studying
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Brian Eno agrees: Universal Basic Income

The basic income is needed to serve the creative genius of the community (i.e. the ‘scenius’)
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TP Karlsson disagrees: Advanced artificial intelligence poses a serious risk to society within the next 50 years

The flaw in "Arhmahgawd, we're so, like dead, or whatevah, you know, because, like, skybet.." makes the mistake of giving AI human traits, where only the paranoid survive. Same goes for aliens. Lets get the red pill out o' niaw'
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Jack Ma agrees: Advanced artificial intelligence poses a serious risk to society within the next 50 years

Social conflicts in the next three decades will have an impact on all sorts of industries and walks of life. If trade stops, war starts.
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Venkatraman Ramakrishnan agrees: Crops and foods improved through biotechnology (GMOs)

I am very happy eating transgenic maize. Genetically modified foods can make a difference: adapted to drought or more nutrients in a crop such as Golden Rice, in which precursors of vitamin A are introduced and can help prevent childhood blindness.
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Bill Gates agrees: Foreign aid keeps americans safe

More than 120 retired generals and admirals recently wrote a letter to Congress arguing that U.S. aid programs are critical to preventing conflict and reducing the need to put our men and women in uniform in harm’s way.
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Andy Stern agrees: Universal Basic Income

We're about to lose some of the most basic programs we had [because of technology], like Medicare, potentially. I don’t think there's any proof that it's any more politically feasible to hold on to what we have than to build on a big new idea.
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Thomas Piketty disagrees: Universal Basic Income

I have difficulty in understanding those who insist on wishing to pay a basic income of 500 Euros per month to those earning a salary of 2000 Euros, and then deduct the same sum by raising their taxes deducted at source.
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Bob Greenstein disagrees: Universal Basic Income

UBI would replace virtually every program in the federal budget focused on low- or moderate-income people. No food stamps. No Medicaid. [...] I share the goals; I just don’t think you can get there from here. And I want to focus on progress we can make.
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L. Rafael Reif agrees: Climate change is real

I urge everyone to join us in rising to this historic challenge.
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Barack Obama agrees: Climate change is real

Climate change is the greatest long-term threat facing the world, as well as a danger already manifesting itself as droughts, storms, heat waves and flooding.
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Jerry Taylor agrees: Carbon Tax

The cost of a carbon tax (likely less than 0.8% of GDP) is well south of the expected costs of warming by 2100 (as mentioned earlier, a conservative 3.6% or more of GDP).
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Donald J. Trump disagrees: Carbon Tax

I will not support or endorse a carbon tax!
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Dr Robert Gross disagrees: Carbon Tax

Carbon taxes are doomed to fail because they do little to drive what is needed most: innovation that generates affordable clean energy that all 7 billion humans will want to adopt, not out of altruism or coercion, but out of self-interest.
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Oren Cass disagrees: Carbon Tax

The concept of revenue neutrality is a mirage. Yes, every dollar raised by the tax can be sent back to households. Remember, though, that the entire premise oThe tax is to force households and businesses away from cheap fossil-fuel consumption and towa
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Carbon Tax Center agrees: Carbon Tax

Myth #1. A tax on carbon pollution will harm the poor and middle class. [...] Rebuttal: The wealthy use more carbon-based energy than the rest of us, by far. For every gallon of gasoline used by the poorest quintile (20%) of households, the richest quint
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Jake Novak disagrees: Carbon Tax

As with all taxes on suppliers, the companies simply pass the costs on to their consumers. In this case, that includes the middle class and poorer consumers who need heat, electricity, and gasoline.
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David Blackmon disagrees: Carbon Tax

The problem with the concept of a carbon tax is that it fails to take into consideration how things actually work in the real world, which has a tendency to take wonderful concepts and create horrible and messy outcomes with them.
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Calum Chace disagrees: Universal Basic Income

In our scenario of 40% unemployability, paying UBI to Rupert Murdoch, Bill Gates, and the millions of others who are still earning healthy incomes would be a terrible waste of resources.
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John Nolte disagrees: Climate change is real

Scientists claim that global temperatures have increased 1 degree Celsius/2 degrees Fahrenheit since pre-industrial times. Even if that's true, which I doubt, that is actually a good thing. Fewer people die when the planet is warmer. Fewer people die when the planet is warmer. We can grow more food. Heating requires more energy than cooling.
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Cato Institute disagrees: Carbon Tax

Both in theory and practice, economic analysis shows that the case for a U.S. carbon tax is weaker than its most vocal supporters have led the public to believe.
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Stella Garber disagrees: MBAs are not very useful for entrepreneurs

Bump. Rent the Runway. Angie's List. GrubHub. OKCupid. Trulia. Birchbox. BabbaCo. Warby Parker. Yelp. Zynga. What do all of these successful companies have in common? They were all started by MBAs from top business schools.
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Roxanne Hori disagrees: MBAs are not very useful for entrepreneurs

An MBA degree will give you many of the tools you’ll need, but the degree doesn’t guarantee success. You’ll incur more debt, but you’ll also open yourself up to a whole new community of people who can help you make your idea work—and in the future, maybe
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Jeroen Kemperman disagrees: MBAs are not very useful for entrepreneurs

My character was shaped so much through my two years of study that I am a 10 times better entrepreneur now than I would have been before my MBA
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Brent Hoberman agrees: MBAs are not very useful for entrepreneurs

Some of the most important qualities in an entrepreneur are tenacity, determination and an ability to embrace uncertainty and risk. Business schools can’t teach that.
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Hillary Clinton agrees: Crops and foods improved through biotechnology (GMOs)

We talk about drought-resistant seeds, and I’ve promoted them all over Africa. By definition, they have been engineered to be drought-resistant, I mean that’s the beauty of them. Maybe somebody can get their harvest done and not starve, and maybe there’s some left over to sell.
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Gwyneth Paltrow disagrees: Crops and foods improved through biotechnology (GMOs)

The science is still inconclusive about GMOs and there are arguments that they could possibly be harmful and they could be possibly be incredibly beneficial and drought-resistant and have extra nutrition. But at this point we just don’t know.
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Gurdev Khush agrees: Crops and foods improved through biotechnology (GMOs)

There is no scientific justification for this extremism which damages lives and welfare, especially of poor people. There is a moral imperative to make GM technology available for public good.
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Randy W. Schekman agrees: Crops and foods improved through biotechnology (GMOs)

I find it surprising that groups that are very supportive of science when it comes to global climate change, or even, for the most part, in the appreciation of the value of vaccination in preventing human disease, yet can be so dismissive of the general views of scientists when it comes to something as important as the world’s agricultural future.
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