Yaron Debates: Government: What Is Its Proper Role?

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?

This debate between Yaron Brook of the Ayn Rand Institute and Miles Rapoport of Demos is the first event in a three-part series titled “First Principles: The Moral Debates That Drive Today’s Politics.” It was recorded March 10, 2011, in New York.

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