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Welcome to "Where Is the Voice of Reason?" FreedomFest 2018 July 11 - 14 2018 Paris Resort Las Vegas. You are part of "the greatest libertarian show on earth." Enjoy three and half days full of learning, sharing, networking and growing the liberty movement, together!
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Saturday, July 14 • 2:00pm - 2:25pm
DEBATE Can Anything Good Come from Being Super Rich?

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"DEBATE: Can Anything Good Come from Being Super Rich?” Recent academic studies at Berkeley and University of Virginia claim that the super-rich are poor roll models and that excessive wealth-building should be discouraged. In this debate, Lanny Ebenstein, professor of economics at UC Santa Barbara and author of the new book, "Tax the Rich More" argues that the rich can be taxed heavily without hurting incentives. Alex Green, investment director at the Oxford Club and author of “Beyond Wealth,” defends the rich, relying on the work of Thomas Stanley's "The Millionaire Next Door," that being rich is good and positive for society, and should be encouraged.

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Gene Epstein

Founding Director, Soho Forum
Gene Epstein is the creator and director of  the Soho Forum, a libertarian debate series that meets 11 months of the year in downtown Manhattan. He is a nationally known economist and was the economics editor of Barron's, America's premier financial magazine, for many years. He... Read More →

Speakers
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Lanny Ebenstein

Professor, University of California at Santa Barbara
Lanny Ebenstein, adjunct scholar, is the author of Friedrich Hayek: A Biography, the first English language biography of Hayek, and Hayek’s Journey: The Mind of Friedrich Hayek. His most recent book is Milton Friedman: A Biography. He is a visiting professor at the University of... Read More →
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Alexander Green

Chief Investment Strategist, Oxford Club
Alexander Green is the chief investment strategist of The Oxford Club and Investment U and editor of The Momentum Alert, The Insider Alert and The True Value Alert. The independent Hulbert Financial Digest has ranked his Oxford Communiqué on its Honor Roll of top-performing investment... Read More →

Exhibitors
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Eagle Financial Publications

Salem Eagle Publishing, founded in 1993 by Thomas L. Phillips and now owned by Salem Communications, Inc., is the nation's leader in conservative publishing.  Divisions include Eagle Financial Publications (Mark Skousen's Forecasts & Strategies and other investment newsletters... Read More →
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Fast Money Summit

Sponsored by Salem Eagle Publishing, Fast Money Summit is our "financial freedom" seminar, where top investment gurus and economists offer the best financial advice and outlook in stocks, income, and alternative assets.


Saturday July 14, 2018 2:00pm - 2:25pm
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