Ethics and Economics Challenge 2018 Speech Competition at The Founders Academy

2017-18 was the first academic year in which E3NE ran Ethics and Economics Challenge at The Founders Academy, where our discussion leader, Gardner Goldsmith, also teaches a regular class. Eight students attended the course. In the speech competition, the judges — Gardner Goldsmith, Patty Humphrey, and Jason Sorens — decided to award two first-place, $500 scholarships and one second-place, $250 […]

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Ethics & Economics Challenge 2018 Speech Competition at MVHS

On Friday June 1, 2018, the Ethics and Economics Challenge speech competition took place at Merrimack Valley High School. Six students of the eight who went through the program presented speeches. Judges Janine Casavant, Gardner Goldsmith, and Jason Sorens were favorably impressed with all the speeches. In the end, one $500 scholarship was awarded to Emily Soule, who was also […]

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Is the Welfare State Good or Bad for Freedom?

Eventbrite Registration Here! Ethics and Economics Education of New England invites you to participate in a robust exchange of views on the question, “Is the welfare state good or bad for freedom?” Featuring nationally syndicated columnist Veronique de Rugy and Vox and Economist writer Will Wilkinson and moderated by Dartmouth professor and E3NE president Jason Sorens, the panel will consider […]

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Winners of the 2017 MVHS Ethics & Economics Challenge Speech Competition

Spring 2017 Speech Competition at Merrimack Valley High School

On Friday June 9 E3NE and Merrimack Valley H.S. sponsored the third annual Ethics & Economics Challenge speech competition. Fourteen students took place in the competition, the most ever. The winners of that competition were: First place: Emily Soule, “Why and How to Decriminalize Drugs” Second place: Hannah Gordon, “The Case for Abolishing the Death Penalty” Third place: Justis Brown, […]

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