The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 10/17/2019

Claim by Andrew Yang: Says about universal basic income, “Thomas Paine was for it at our founding … Martin Luther King, champion in the ‘60s, called it a guaranteed minimum income for all Americans… It passed the U.S. House of Representatives twice in 1971.”

PolitiFact
 rating: Mostly True


Claim by Tulsi Gabbard: Says United States supports an “ongoing regime change war in Syria.”

PolitiFact
 rating: Needs more context


Claim by Facebook posts: Says that for two weeks after you get a flu shot you are an “active, live walking virus.”

Claim by Donald Trump: “The Kurds are much safer right now.”

Claim by Viral image: A photo shows “25,000 outside all to hear the POTUS speak!”

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Claim: After nine years of a Conservative government, food bank use is up 1,000%.

Claim by Multiple sources: Photo shows proposed mega bridge in the Philippines

Claim by Multiple sources: Photograph shows crowds gathered at SLPP rally in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka

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