Matter of Debate: Is America Suffering from an Entitlement Epidemic?
One of the country’s foremost demographers, Nicholas Eberstadt studies the astonishing growth of entitlement spending and details the enormous economic and cultural costs of this epidemic. Leading political theorists, William Galston questions Eberstadt’s conclusions about the corrosive effect of entitlements on character and offers his own analysis of the impact of American entitlement growth. Presented by Booz Allen Hamilton
William A. Galston Chrystia Freeland Douglas Holtz-Eakin
Festival: 2013

Audio/Video: Demographics

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