A venture capital firm is experimenting with what advocates call “universal basic income”, saying that because of growing automation, every citizen should get a basic paycheck. Jose Sepulveda (@josesepulvedatv) has more.
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New Orleans Saints players, including defensive end Cameron Jordan, explained how they decided to as a team to approach the national anthem prior to their Week 3 game against the Panthers.
Chlöe Swarbrick, a 23-year-old set to become New Zealand’s youngest member of Parliament in 42 years, thanked supporters in a Facebook Live video broadcast on Monday, September 25.Swarbrick, of the Green Party, hasn’t been sworn in yet but said she had been signing paperwork in the capital of Wellington on Monday, following the country’s general election on Saturday.In the Facebook video, she vowed to follow Greens’ agenda of ending poverty, cleaning rivers and fighting climate change. “I also just wanted to quite quickly thank you all for putting me here. You’re now my new boss,” she said with a chuckle. “So… this is an incredible privilege. I am incredibly honoured… I just wanted to say that there’s going to be a lot of learning to do over the next few months and years, and I’m going to continue listening… I’m stoked to be a representative for all of you out there… There’s really no words for this. So thank you all so much, and I hope that I do you proud.”Swarbrick received 2,995 votes in her electorate of Maungakiekie, in Auckland, behind victor Denise Lee of the National with 12,338, according to the New Zealand Electoral Commission. The Green Party has received 5.9 percent of the vote and obtained at least seven seats in Parliament – Swarbrick was seventh on the Greens’ list. She will be the youngest member of Parliament since Marilyn Waring was elected in 1975, also at the age of 23, local media reported. Credit: Chlöe Swarbrick via Storyful
Carolina Panthers defensive end Julius Peppers explained why he stayed in the locker room during the national anthem prior to the Panthers' game against the Saints on Sunday.
At least one woman was killed and seven people were injured Sunday when a masked gunman opened fire outside a Tennessee church, according to the Metro Nashville Police Department.
Ansel Elgort sent out a tweet that he probably regrets right now. The actor sent out a show of support for hip-hop artist XXXTentacion, and fans went nuts, due to the rapper's history of alleged domestic abuse. Does Elgort's tweet excuse XXTentacion's past actions?
Members of the Jacksonville Jaguars explain how the team came together to decide what they'd do during the national anthem prior to their game on Sunday against the Ravens.
With President Donald Trump calling for players to lose their jobs if they sat or knelt during the playing of the anthem, some players chose to take the field while some took a stance off the field.
Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives beat their rivals on Sunday to win her a fourth term in an election that will also bring a far-right party into Germany's parliament for the first time in more than half a century, exit polls showed.