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Is Government the Problem or the Solution?


Description: The size and scope of government has become one of the most contested issues in American politics. What is government’s proper role? Should it focus on protecting individual rights and free markets? Or on promoting equality and solving society’s problems?

Bio:  Yaron Brook is executive director of the Ayn Rand Center for Individual Rights. A former finance professor, he has published in academic as well as popular publications and is frequently interviewed in the media. He has appeared on CNN, NPR, Fox Business Network, Fox News Channel, CNBC and PBS, among others. He lectures on Objectivism, business ethics and foreign policy at college campuses and for corporations across America and throughout the world.

David Callahan is a co-founder of Demos and now leads its International Program. He is the author of “Trading Up,” as well other Demos reports on trade, globalization, and the environment.

MODERATOR – Eric Oliver is Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago. His books include “Democracy in Suburbia,” “Fat Politics: The Real Story behind America’s Obesity Epidemic” and “The Paradoxes of Integration: Race, Neighborhood, and Civic Live in Multi-ethnic America.”

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This event will be livestreamed for free through the Ayn Rand Center Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/aynrandcenter