Debate: Government, What’s it Good For? David Callahan at Townhall Seattle

Wednesday, November 30, 2011 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

 Town Hall Seattle, 8th Avenue, Seattle, WA

The size and scope of government has become one of the most contested issues in American politics. What is government’s  proper role? Should it focus on protecting individual rights and free markets? Or on promoting equality and solving society’s problems?

David Callahan, co-founder of the public policy center Demos, and Yaron Brook, executive director of The Ayn Rand Center, address the topic “Government: What Is Its Proper Role?” in a debate moderated by former U.S. attorney John McKay. Presented by Demos, The Ayn Rand Center, and the Town Hall Center for Civic Life. Series media sponsorship provided by PubliCola. Series supported by The Boeing Company Charitable Trust and the RealNetworks Foundation.

Tickets are $5 at Brown Paper Tickets or 800/838-3006, and at the door beginning at 6:30 pm. Town Hall members receive priority seating. Great Hall; enter on 8th Avenue.