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Debate: 'Should America Become A Socialist Country? Yes, No, and In-Between'

Event Details

October 8, 2019
4:15 pm

Herter Hall

Room: 601

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free admission
Daniel Gordon

UMass Amherst history professor Dan Gordon and the University Union present a debate on the meaning of "socialism" and its pros and cons.

Panelists include:

• Andrew Donson (Department of History, UMass) 
• Gerald Friedman (Department of Economics, UMass)
• Leonore Palladino (Department of Economics, UMass)
• Chirag Lala (Department of Economics, UMass)
• James Miller (Economics, Smith College)

The even will consist of 3-5 minute presentations, followed by debate and questions.

Organized by Professor Daniel Gordon with the University Union, a student debating club presided over by Katrina Lamkin. The speakers are appearing for free and there is no funding source for this event.

Early arrival recommended!

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