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Benjamin Powell on Sweatshops as Means to Escape Poverty
Recorded: Sunday, May 11, 2014
Sr. Fellow Benjamin Powell discusses the unintended consequences of anti-sweatshop activism and the real recipe for escaping poverty: economic freedom.
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell
Issues: Business, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Culture/ Society, Economic History and Development (International), Economic Policy, Labor and Employment
Is Wal-Mart Good or Bad for America? A Debate
Recorded: Tuesday, May 8, 2007
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Wal-Marts detractors argue that Wal-Mart reduces living standards, hurts retail trade, disrupts communities, and relies on government programs to provide healthcare for many of its workers. Is Wal-Mart a force for good or evil?
Experts: Ken Jacobs, Richard K. Vedder
Type: Independent Institute Event
Issues: Business, Labor and Employment, Regulation and Deregulation