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Soho Forum Debate: Stephen Moore vs. Gene Epstein

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Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Stephen Moore vs. Gene Epstein

Resolution:

President Trump's trade-related initiatives against China deserve broad public support.

For the affirmative:

Stephen Moore has served as research director of President Ronald Reagan’s Privatization Commission, and was an advisor to Herman Cain’s 2012 presidential campaign and to Donald Trump’s campaign for the presidency in 2016. In 2017, he worked on overhauling tax policy for the Trump administration, which was eventually passed into law by Congress. On March 15. 2019,. President Trump announced that Moore would be nominated to the Federal Reserve Board. On May 2, the president announced in a Tweet: “Steve Moore, a great pro-growth economist and a truly fine person, has decided to withdraw from the Fed process.” Formerly a member of the Wall Street Journal’s editorial board, Moore is currentlythe Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Project for Economic Growth, at The Heritage Foundation.

For the negative:

Gene Epstein has recently stepped down from a 26-year stint as Economics and Books Editor of Barron's, with plans to write long-form articles and books. His last published book was Econospinning: How to Read between the Lines when the Media Manipulate the Numbers.He has taught economics at the City University of New York and St. John’s University, and worked as a senior economist for the New York Stock Exchange. He's appeared on podcasts that include Russ Roberts’ “EconTalk," "The Tom Woods Show,” and the Reason podcast, and has delivered lectures in venues that include the International House in Tokyo; Loyola University in Baltimore; Universidad Francisco Marroquin in Guatemala City; the Romanian-American University in Bucharest; and the American Center in Moscow. He is Executive Director and moderator of the Soho Forum, and also an occasional debater.

Cash bar opens: 5:45pm

Meeting convenes: 6:30pm

Reception: 8:15pm

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