Tag Archives: PanAmerican Post

Advocate Nick Published in PanAm Post on World Cup

Advocate Nick Zaiac was published in The PanAmerican Post on the economic costs of the World Cup.

Few events inspire the passion and national fervor of international sports. Every four years we see a cycle of both the Summer and Winter Olympics, and the Soccer World Cup, along with a myriad of other events such as the Commonwealth Games. Seemingly without fail, every four years we also see the same routine of massive spending on sports complexes, red carpets rolled out for sporting elites, and a mountain of debt foisted on taxpayers.

You can read the entire piece here.

If you’d like to book Nick or any other Advocate, please contact Young Voices.

Editor Casey Published in PanAm Post on the Death Penalty

Editor Casey Given was published in The PanAmerican Post making a moral case against the death penalty in the wake of Oklahoma’s botched execution of Clayton Lockett.

There are over 3,000 inmates on death row today in the United States, and the average length of time between conviction and execution is 14.8 years, as of 2010. Given the sheer quantity of prisoners, some have undoubtedly felt genuine remorse about their crime and sought to reform themselves.

So, why should the justice system punish effectively a different person than the one who committed the crime?

You can find the full piece here.

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