Are Baby Boomers Bankrupting Their Grandchildren?
That was the proposition being debated on the BBC’s Moral Maze last week. Although this debate centers on the situation in the United Kingdom, this a debate is relevant to United States.
Abolish the Minimum Wage?
That was the proposition being debated on the most recent Intelligence Squared debate. The debater included James A. Dorn (Cato Institute) and Russell Roberts (Hoover Institution) arguing in favor of the motion and Jared Bernstein (Former Chief Economist to Vice President Joe Biden) and Karen Kornbluh (Former US Ambassador, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development).
High School Football Star Exonerated After 5 Years in Prison
Last night on 60 Minutes, CBS correspondent James Brown reported the story of Brian Banks, a former high school football star who was falsely convicted of rape and kidnapping. Banks went from recieving a call from Pete Carroll and being recruited play football for USC to Chino State Penitentiary. After five years in prison, Bank’s accuser, Wanetta Gibson, admitted to fabricating the accusations.