Should Our Government Combat the Obesity Epidemic?

Here is video from a talk I recently gave at the University of Wisconsin, laying out a few of the reasons I think the government needs to play a role in combating the obesity epidemic. If you dig further into the conference website, you will see a video from my opponent in the debate, Jacob Sullum, a libertarian writer at Reason Magazine. I’m going to try to dig around to see if I can find the back and forth we had after we finished both of our talks. It was a healthy debate, but one I definitely won hands down. Or at least I’ve convinced myself of that.

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One Response to Should Our Government Combat the Obesity Epidemic?

  1. Sharika Waggaman says:

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