Damon Dunn

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Damon Dunn Talks Universal Basic Income on the Bottom Line Podcast

Listen to PRI Business and Economics Fellow Damon Dunn on the Bottom Line with host Roger Marsh discuss details from his new book Punting Poverty, the danger of universal basic income, and his upbringing from rural Fort Worth, Texas, to Stanford, the NFL, and entrepreneurship. The Bottom Line · Damon Dunn: …

Business & Economics

Damon Dunn Talks UBI, Entrepreneurship on The Roth Effect Podcast

PRI’s Business and Economic Fellow Damon Dunn joined Carol Roth on the Roth Effect Podcast to discuss his new book, Punting Poverty, and universal basic income, poverty, and capitalism. Dunn is a former Stanford and NFL football player turned successful entrepreneur. Damon and Carol also discuss welfare, what Damon calls the …

Business & Economics

Guaranteed income from the government isn’t the answer to closing the wealth gap

These are incredibly tough times for Texas and all Americans. On top of the economic pain from months of shelter-in-place orders, the violence and unrest we’ve seen arising from the death of George Floyd has brought economic inequality to the top of the political discussion. Many progressives are preaching about …

Business & Economics

Basic Income Guarantees Would ‘Warehouse’ Poor, Not Propel Them

As Americans struggle to recover from a deep recession fueled by the COVID-19 crisis, and respond in horror to the violence in many communities following the death of George Floyd, economic inequality and lack of opportunity have risen to the top of the political discussion. Liberal voices like House Speaker …

Agriculture

Enacting UBI Would Bust Federal Budget, Rob Americans of More Prosperous Future

I have written before on the benefits and drawbacks of the various universal basic income (UBI) proposals bubbling up the last few years in the American political scene, specifically the economic, political, and moral dimensions of these policies.  All share the same essential structure: cash payments sent to all American …

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When Evaluating Socialist Programs, The Path Taken Matters

My last column began a conversation our nation desperately needs to have – forcefully pushing back against the dangerous and misguided myths promoting by proponents of socialism in the U.S. surrounding the supposed socialist success stories in countries like Switzerland, Norway, Sweden, and Denmark. We don’t criticize the policies of …

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Other Factors, Not Socialism, Triggers Northern Europe’s Success

The history of failure, destruction, and death lying in the wake of nearly every socialist experiment is well-known in our country today. Modern-day proponents of socialism cannot point to a single instance of their failed dogma being successful in any country comparable in size or complexity to the United States. …

Business & Economics

Damon Dunn Talks About the Dangers of Socialism with David Webb

Listen to Damon Dunn, Fellow of Business and Economics at the Pacific Research Institute, joins the David Webb Show on SiriusXM Patriot 125 to discuss why socialism doesn’t work. Click here to listen

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Democratic Socialism Will Take Away Job Opportunities for Many

I have long adhered to the proposition that we should extend grace to our ideological opponents. In fact, when discussing fellow Americans, I reject wholesale the increasingly common language of combat in politics (e.g. political “enemies,” culture war, etc.), and strongly argue that we should presume the good intentions of …

Business & Economics

Damon Dunn Talks Socialist Policies on the Lars Larson Show

Damon Dunn sits down with Lars Larson Show to discuss his new PRI brief on why socialist policies cater to the poor and how the left takes advantage of this.

Business & Economics

Damon Dunn Talks Universal Basic Income on the Bottom Line Podcast

Listen to PRI Business and Economics Fellow Damon Dunn on the Bottom Line with host Roger Marsh discuss details from his new book Punting Poverty, the danger of universal basic income, and his upbringing from rural Fort Worth, Texas, to Stanford, the NFL, and entrepreneurship. The Bottom Line · Damon Dunn: …

Business & Economics

Damon Dunn Talks UBI, Entrepreneurship on The Roth Effect Podcast

PRI’s Business and Economic Fellow Damon Dunn joined Carol Roth on the Roth Effect Podcast to discuss his new book, Punting Poverty, and universal basic income, poverty, and capitalism. Dunn is a former Stanford and NFL football player turned successful entrepreneur. Damon and Carol also discuss welfare, what Damon calls the …

Business & Economics

Guaranteed income from the government isn’t the answer to closing the wealth gap

These are incredibly tough times for Texas and all Americans. On top of the economic pain from months of shelter-in-place orders, the violence and unrest we’ve seen arising from the death of George Floyd has brought economic inequality to the top of the political discussion. Many progressives are preaching about …

Business & Economics

Basic Income Guarantees Would ‘Warehouse’ Poor, Not Propel Them

As Americans struggle to recover from a deep recession fueled by the COVID-19 crisis, and respond in horror to the violence in many communities following the death of George Floyd, economic inequality and lack of opportunity have risen to the top of the political discussion. Liberal voices like House Speaker …

Agriculture

Enacting UBI Would Bust Federal Budget, Rob Americans of More Prosperous Future

I have written before on the benefits and drawbacks of the various universal basic income (UBI) proposals bubbling up the last few years in the American political scene, specifically the economic, political, and moral dimensions of these policies.  All share the same essential structure: cash payments sent to all American …

Blog

When Evaluating Socialist Programs, The Path Taken Matters

My last column began a conversation our nation desperately needs to have – forcefully pushing back against the dangerous and misguided myths promoting by proponents of socialism in the U.S. surrounding the supposed socialist success stories in countries like Switzerland, Norway, Sweden, and Denmark. We don’t criticize the policies of …

Blog

Other Factors, Not Socialism, Triggers Northern Europe’s Success

The history of failure, destruction, and death lying in the wake of nearly every socialist experiment is well-known in our country today. Modern-day proponents of socialism cannot point to a single instance of their failed dogma being successful in any country comparable in size or complexity to the United States. …

Business & Economics

Damon Dunn Talks About the Dangers of Socialism with David Webb

Listen to Damon Dunn, Fellow of Business and Economics at the Pacific Research Institute, joins the David Webb Show on SiriusXM Patriot 125 to discuss why socialism doesn’t work. Click here to listen

Blog

Democratic Socialism Will Take Away Job Opportunities for Many

I have long adhered to the proposition that we should extend grace to our ideological opponents. In fact, when discussing fellow Americans, I reject wholesale the increasingly common language of combat in politics (e.g. political “enemies,” culture war, etc.), and strongly argue that we should presume the good intentions of …

Business & Economics

Damon Dunn Talks Socialist Policies on the Lars Larson Show

Damon Dunn sits down with Lars Larson Show to discuss his new PRI brief on why socialist policies cater to the poor and how the left takes advantage of this.

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