A near-capacity crowd attended the Center's great Ocean State debate at URI on April 26, 2014.

A near-capacity crowd attended the Center’s great Ocean State debate at URI on April 26, 2014.

Parts One and Two of Four Now Online along with comic relief from Ron Hayden.


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See Official Media Release here …

Read OpEd by Stephen Moore here … 

Read OpEd by Tom Sgouros here …

“What Are They Afraid Of?” Stenhouse OpEd

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OTHER MEDIA COVERAGE:

Pre-debate coverage featured a an OpEd in the Providence Journal and front-page cover story in the state’s largest free newspaper, the Providence Phoenix, as well as a few other pieces:

http://www.providencejournal.com/opinion/commentary/20140424-stephen-moore-double-whammies-keep-r.i.-down.ece

http://providence.thephoenix.com/news/158087-is-our-government-bloated/

http://www.providencejournal.com/politics/content/20140424-free-wheeling-public-policy-forum-set-for-saturday-at-uri.ece

http://www.golocalprov.com/politics/Top-Natl-Regional-Progressives-and-Conservatives-Debate-at-URI/

http://www.turnto10.com/story/25289048/public-policy-debate-scheduled-at-uri

Post-debate coverage featured its own OpEd debate in the Providence Journal and on another local cable show by the Center and one of the local policy experts:

Cable TV: http://wpri.com/2014/04/28/428-mike-stenhouse-on-state-of-mind/

http://www.providencejournal.com/opinion/commentary/20140507-tom-sgouros-conservative-fails-at-r.i.-homework.ece

http://www.providencejournal.com/opinion/commentary/20140509-mike-stenhouse-left-wont-defend-failed-r.i.-policies.ece

http://www.valleybreeze.com/2014-05-06/north-providence/small-step-toward-clarity#.U3Sn3fldVIk

Post event media release: http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?ca=60546465-7a45-4c7b-94f2-8960e17372ac&c=73782ab0-35d8-11e3-a06e-d4ae527b79b7&ch=73e19ae0-35d8-11e3-a076-d4ae527b79b7

http://www.golocalprov.com/politics/top-progressives-and-conservatives-debate-the-ri-economy/

Saturday, April 26, 9:30 AM | Swan Hall, University of Rhode Island Campus

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The Great Ocean State Debate @ URI

“WHAT’S REALLY IN OUR BEST INTEREST?”

More government in our lives … or less?

Are some policies “immoral”?

Two rounds of intense debate action from some of the nation’s leading policy experts:

STEVE MOORE (Heritage Foundation, FOX News)  vs.  TOM SGOUROS (RI Policy Analyst)

RICH BENJAMIN (Demos, MSNBC)  vs.  DON WATKINS (Ayn Rand Institute)

Each expert will be paired with an area college student/graduate

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 Students and concerned citizens invited to attend!

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Doors open at 8:30 AM, refreshments donated by Dunkin Donuts

Swan Hall * 60 Upper College Road, Kingston, RI 02881

 Presented by the RI Center for Freedom & Prosperity
In association with the 2014 RI Student Political Empowerment Conference