January 21, 2013
Brilliant: Occupy Wall Street Debate - Daniel Hannan at Oxford Union
Hat tip: Legal Insurrection
Daniel Hannan opens by saying that the bailouts were a crime that will one day be seen as a generational offence. He says there is a world of difference between being pro business and pro market. And he challenges 3 propositions; The Idea that we are living through a failure of capitalism, the banking collapse was caused by a lack of regulation and the idea that we're in this financial mess because of our greed.
The Oxford Union Society is the world's most prestigious debating society, with an unparalleled reputation for bringing international guests and speakers to Oxford. It has been established for 189 years, aiming to promote debate and discussion not just in Oxford University, but across the globe.
Must watch! British MEP Daniel Hannan delivered an electrifying take down of the central tenets of the Occupy movement during a debate about the movement at the Young Britons' Foundation this week.