When two people share the same goals, they can disagree – even strongly disagree – and still have a productive discussion about how to reach those shared objectives. As comedian and author Owen Benjamin explains in this short 4-minute video, the problem with America today is we no longer share the same goals, and that’s tearing us apart.
The NFL and host committees ‘claim’ that the Super Bowl brings between $300 to $500 million to host cities. Economist Victor Matheson estimates the big game only brings in between $30 to $130 million. The NFL’s higher estimates encourage cities to continue to provide the NFL with tax subsidies to host the event and build new stadiums.