Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on Technology



CHIPS Act: Don't subsidize rich nor cut off trade with China

Q: What about U.S. companies like Nike & Apple doing business in China? If you were going to give advice to Apple, what would it be?

KENNEDY: Economic advice or patriotic advice?

Q: No, about doing business in China.

KENNEDY: I'm not somebody who thinks that we should divide the world. Government policy should be about fostering, developing, nurturing the middle class in this country. I don't think we should cut off trade with China. I think some of the things that are being done for example, the programs to bring semiconductor--

Q: The CHIPS Act.

KENNEDY: In the CHIPS Act, I don't like the fact that we're getting subsidies to the richest companies in the world. I'd like to see more trying to bring the industry to home. I don't think we should be rattling the sabers with China.

[Wikipedia: The CHIPS and Science Act, signed into law in 2022, provides roughly $280 billion in new funding to boost domestic research and manufacturing of semiconductors in the United States.]

Source: CNBC "Last Call" interview with 2023 Presidential hopefuls , Aug 30, 2023

Dismantle Big Tech's censorship-industrial complex

Freedom of speech is the capstone of all other rights and freedoms. Once a government has the power to silence its opponents, no other right is safe. We will therefore dismantle the censorship-industrial complex, in which Big Tech censors, deplatforms, shadowbans, and algorithmically suppresses any person or opinion the government asks them to.
Source: 2024 Presidential campaign website kennedy24.com , May 4, 2023

Podcasts allow deplatformed candidates to reach voters

RFK's super PAC, American Values 2024, has raised close to $6 million. The super PAC has taken out ads in newspapers, promising that Kennedy will "take back your country," but is still figuring out how to use social media to promote a candidate who has been deplatformed in the past for spreading medical misinformation. "Running for President makes it much more difficult for people to censor me," says Kennedy.

The strategy that allies have landed on is to focus on podcasts and alternative media. Kennedy believes the 2024 election could be "decided by podcasts," and he intends to use them to full advantage. "In the same way that my uncle realized that television was a good medium for him in 1960, and Trump discovered that he could communicate with these large groups of people on Twitter in 2016," Kennedy says, "I think podcasts are a good medium for me."

Source: Time maagazine "Very Online" on 2023 Presidential hopefuls , Jun 14, 2023

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Rep. Will Hurd (R-FL;withdrew)
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Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC)
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V.P.Kamala Harris (D-CA)
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. (I-NY)
Chase Oliver (L-GA)
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Jill Stein (Green)
Cornel West (Green Party)
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