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PPU Archive: 2018-19

2018-19 Events Archive

PPU DEBATE - Is a Top Marginal Tax Rate of 70% a Good Idea?

Join the five parties of the Penn Political Union for an impassioned debate as they consider the following resolution:
“The US Federal Government should implement a 70% top marginal tax rate."

PPU Debate: Federal Funding of Abortion Providers

Co-sponsored by the Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor SocietyThe Jack Miller Center, and the Penn Wharton Public Policy Initiative.

Join the five parties of the Penn Political Union for an impassioned debate as they consider the following resolution:

"The federal government should cease all funding to healthcare clinics that provide abortions." 

Join the five parties of the Penn Political Union for an impassioned debate as they consider the following resolution:

"The federal government should abolish Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)." 

 

PPU DEBATE - Has America Been a Net Harm to the World?

Co-sponsored by the Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor SocietyThe Jack Miller Center, and the Penn Wharton Public Policy Initiative.

Join the five parties of the Penn Political Union and guest speaker George Ciccariello-Maher (author of We Created ChavezBuilding the Commune, and Decolonizing Dialectics) for an impassioned debate as they consider the following resolution:

"The United States has had an overall negative impact on the world."

PPU TALK - America and Its Role in the World (Tom Ridge, Wesley Clark)

WATCH THE FULL VIDEO OF THE EVENT HERE

Co-sponsored by the Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor SocietyThe Jack Miller Center, and the Penn Wharton Public Policy Initiative

PLEASE JOIN THE FIVE POLITICAL PARTIES of The Penn Political Union to welcome former supreme allied commander of NATO, General WESLEY CLARK, and former Secretary of Homeland Security and Governor of Pennsylvania TOM RIDGE in a conversation moderated by esteemed journalist JESSICA YELLIN. Drawing on decades of valuable political and national security experience, General Clark and Secretary Ridge will discuss and debate the current trajectory of the United States’ role in the world, followed by questions from the audience. This is a discussion that should not be missed.

WATCH THE FULL VIDEO OF THE EVENT HERE