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05Nov
Soho Forum Debate: Richard Wolff vs. Gene Epstein
6:30 PM - 11:59 PM Lubin Auditorium
Date: November 05, 2019 to November 05, 2019
Where: Lubin Auditorium, NYU Kimmel Center , 60 Washington Square S, New York, New York, United States
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Event Type: Sports & Recreation
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Tuesday, November 5, 2019   Richard Wolff vs. Gene Epstein   Resolution: Socialism is preferable to capitalism as an economic system that promotes freedom, equality, and prosperity.     For the affirmative: Richard Wolff is Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst where he taught economics from 1973 to 2008. He is currently a Visiting Professor in the Graduate Program in International Affairs of the New School University, New York City. Since 2005, Professor Wolff has written many short analytical pieces focused chiefly although not only on the emerging and then exploding global capitalist crisis. He regularly published such shorter analytical pieces on the website of the Monthly Review magazine and occasionally in many other publications, both print and electronic. Especially since 2008, Professor Wolff has given many public lectures at colleges and universities (Notre Dame, University of Missouri, Washington College, Franklin and Marshall College, New York University, etc.) to community and trade union meetings, in high schools, etc. Professor Wolff's weekly show, Economic Update with Richard D. Wolff, is syndicated on over 70 radio stations nationwide and available for broadcast on Free Speech TV. Wolff holds a PhD in economics from Yale University.        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; Univers
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