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Mitchell Center/PPU Debates

THE PENN POLITICAL UNION (PPU) is an undergraduate organization formed in 2014 that features parliamentary-style deliberation on urgent contemporary issues.  To represent a wide spectrum of political opinion, students are members of five different political parties: libertarian, conservative, independent, liberal, and progressive.

The Andrea Mitchell Center is proud to sponsor the PPU debates, now expanded to include events featuring prominent public figures from journalism, politics, public policy, and academia. As with all Mitchell Center events, the PPU debates are open to the public and there will usually be opportunity for active participation in the discussion by members of the audience not affiliated with one of the five parties. 

The Mitchell Center/PPU debates are co-sponsored by the Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor SocietyThe Jack Miller Center, and the Penn Wharton Public Policy Initiative.

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

Thu. February 28, 7:00pm to 9:00pm
College Hall, Room 200

Free and open to the public

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 US Federal Government should implement a 70% top marginal tax rate."