Marxist - Libertarian Debate Wednesday, March 12

Phi Sigma Tau, the Chico State philosophy honors society, will be hosting and moderating a debate between the Chico State Socialists and the Young Americans for Liberty.

The debate will occur Wednesday, March 12th at 7:00pm in PAC 134.


This will be a philosophical debate between two Marxists, Pete Walsh and Antonio Balmer, and two libertarians, Thomas Childers and Michael Nielsen. There will be a discussion of both the ethical and practical issues surrounding these two schools of thought, as well as current and historical events. Topics will range from "What role should markets play in society?" to "To what degree should people's autonomy be respected?".

This event is open to the public.