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Intelligence Squared U.S. Debate The Universal Basic Income is the safety net of the future

Wednesday | March 22 2017 | 5:45 pm

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Pre-Debate Reception | 5:45pm
Debate | 6:45pm
VIP Post-Debate Reception to follow at Landmarc

Imagine getting a check from the government every month. $600 guaranteed. It’s happening in Finland, where a pilot program is being launched to test what’s known as a “universal basic income.” Could this idea be the safety net of the future?

For:
Charles Murray, W. H. Brady Scholar, American Enterprise Institute
Andrew Stern, Former President, Service Employees International Union & Senior Fellow, Columbia University

Against:
Jared Bernstein, Senior Fellow, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities & Former Chief Economist to Vice President Joe Biden
Jason Furman, Chairman, Council of Economic Advisers

VIP tickets include access to the debate and a private, post-debate reception in honor of the debaters.  Immediately following the debate, enjoy a celebratory toast at Landmarc within blocks of Kaufman Center. Meet John Donvan, the debaters, IQ2US council members and other influencers and audience members.  Availability is extremely limited.  Purchase the General Admission & Private Reception to join.

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