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Soho Forum Debate: Binyamin Appelbaum vs. Russ Roberts

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Subculture Theater

45 Bleecker St

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Monday, October 19, 2020

Binyamin Appelbaum vs. Russ Roberts

Resolution:

Free market ideology is largely responsible for the dismal performance of the US economy over the past few decades.

For the affirmative:

Binyamin Appelbaum is the lead writer on business and economics for the Editorial Board of The New York Times He joined the board in March 2019. He was previously a Washington correspondent for the Times, covering the Federal Reserve and other aspects of economic policy. Appelbaum has previously worked for The Florida Times-Union, The Charlotte Observer, The Boston Globe and The Washington Post. His first book, The Economists' Hour, was published in September 2019. He graduated in 2001 from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in history. He was executive editor of the student newspaper, The Daily Pennsylvanian.

For the negative:

Russ Roberts is a Research Fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution and the host of the weekly podcast, EconTalk. He is the author of several books on economics, both fiction and nonfiction. His most recent book, Gambling with Other People’s Money: How Perverse Incentives Caused the Financial Crisis, explores the role past bailouts played in the risk-taking that led to the 2008 financial crisis. His 2014 book, How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life: An Unexpected Guide to Human Nature and Happiness, explores lessons from Adam Smith’s Theory of Moral Sentiments. Roberts earned his PhD from the University of Chicago.

Cash bar opens: 5:45pm

Meeting convenes: 6:30pm

Reception: 8:15pm

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