Moderated by Chris W. Surprenant, UNO Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Tocqueville Project in Law, Liberty, and Morality, the panel will springboard off the recent comments by Pope Francis about the moral failure of trickle-down economics and capitalist policies.
Bradley Hobbs, BB&T Professor of Economics and Free Enterprise at Florida Gulf Coast university will be defending capitalism as a moral system of wealth distribution. UNO Provost James E. Payne will respond to Dr. Hobbs presentation.
Each speaker will talk for approximately 15 minutes, then there will be a moderated discussion for 30 minute. There will be 30 minutes set aside for audience questions at the end.
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