There has been a lot going on in the world recently. Unlike other politicians, I prefer to tweet less, and try to do more testable experiments.
I do, however, feel the need today to write on the science of opportunity, after reading various news about some sheltered-snowflake tech-bros who seem to believe that just because privileged white men are most common in technical and engineering positions that somehow that means !(privileged white men) are somehow inferior.
Frankly the fact that most executives and tech-bros are white guys tells me that white guys are the easiest to manipulate and control. The rest of the world actually has to work to survive, or die getting shoved off a refugee boat, or get deported, or get stuck in a small rural town with a meth problem, no health care, and no way out.
Part of the problem, as illustrated here, is that Science has become a religion, and not science.
Google bro would argue that we ought to consider the possibility that white women and racial minorities simply produce lower-quality work, which is why we struggle to be recognized as competent knowledge producers. It’s time to turn the tables on this debate. Rather than leaning in and trying endlessly to prove our humanity and value, people like him should have to prove that our inferiority is the problem. Eliminate structural biases in education, health care, housing, and salaries that favor white men and see if we fail. Run the experiment. Be a scientist about it.
So later this afternoon, I’m going to register as a candidate for Mayor of Minneapolis, for the second time, and run an experiment.
Can the child of a single mother who knew no other choice but giving her son up for adoption, and who grew up in a small rural town with no way out go from no hope to Mayor of Minneapolis, because of a simple thought experiment:
What if everyone in our city had a guaranteed minimum income?
It’s time to run the experiment.
Join me this fall, and vote for the farmer, we have some work to do.
If you want to support my campaign, get yourself some Grantcoin, which is what I’m selling to pay the $500 registration fee. Try it out, and then start talking and help me design a local Minneapolis basic income currency, and get local business that supports local food and local farmers to start using our own local currency.
Your vote counts, and your money matters more. Vote with your choice of currency.