US Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang hoists a supporter's sign after speaking at a rally in downtown Los Angeles, California, US, April 22, 2019. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Long-shot Democrat presidential candidate Andrew Yang wants to give every American US$1,000 a month in cash

  • A native of upstate New York and the son of Taiwanese immigrants, Yang would be the first Asian-American president
  • His biggest proposal is what’s known as a universal basic income, a concept that in recent years has gained traction within certain academic circles
Topic |   US Presidential Election 2020

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US Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang hoists a supporter's sign after speaking at a rally in downtown Los Angeles, California, US, April 22, 2019. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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