Thursday, October 18, 2012, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
The New School
John L. Tishman Auditorium
66 West 12th Street (between Fifth and Sixth Avenues)
Are entitlements corrupting those they intend to sustain or are legislated benefits a necessary, civic responsibility that support us all? Nicholas Eberstadt and William Galston bring their debate from the pages of the Wall Street Journal and the recent book, A Nation of Takers: America's Entitlement Epidemic (by Nicholas Eberstadt with a response by William Galson), to The New School.
Nicholas Eberstadt is Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy at American Enterprise Institute. He is also a senior adviser to the National Board of Asian Research, a member of the visiting committee at the Harvard School of Public Health, and a member of the Global Leadership Council at the World Economic Forum.
William Galston is a Senior Fellow of Governance at the Brookings Institution and Saul I. Stern Professor of Civic Engagement and the director of the Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy at the School of Public Policy of University of Maryland, College Park. He also served as senior adviser to President Bill Clinton on domestic policy.
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