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Give Smarter Presents

December 16, 2014

Announcing the IQ2US Shop! more

Genetically Modified Food: Is it safe? Beneficial? Necessary?

Genetically Modified Food: Is it safe? Beneficial? Necessary?

December 03, 2014

Do you eat? Then you have a stake in this debate. more

Assisted Suicide: Death with dignity, or life devalued?

Assisted Suicide: Death with dignity, or life devalued?

November 10, 2014

A lot of times, our debate topics intersect with stories in the news, as covered by, say, The Economist, or Foreign Policy, or The New… more

Income Inequality: Is Upward Mobility a Broken Dream?

Income Inequality: Is Upward Mobility a Broken Dream?

October 22, 2014

One of the cool things about our debates at Intelligence Squared is that, mostly, we’re unscripted. Which means, at every debate, I’m just not sure… more

Syria, Iraq, ISIS: How should we proceed?

Syria, Iraq, ISIS: How should we proceed?

September 30, 2014

Choosing the lesser of two evils presumes you know which of the two evils really is less lousy. more

IQ2US Extension Debate: Stanford National Forensic Institute & Minerva Project

IQ2US Extension Debate: Stanford National Forensic Institute & Minerva Project

August 06, 2014

Tonight, four superbly qualified high school students from the Stanford National Forensic Institute, with support from Minerva Project, will continue an Intelligence Squared U.S. Debate… more

Staff Picks, Edition #1: Spies, Men & Babies

Staff Picks, Edition #1

August 05, 2014

SPIES, MEN & BABIES: See why executive producer Dana Wolfe thinks these were three of our best debates of all time. more

Special Podcast: Retrospective on Hamas and Israel

Special Podcast: Retrospective on Hamas and Israel

July 11, 2014

Rising tensions between Israel and Hamas have come to a head this week with a dramatic eruption of conflict along the Gaza strip, making a… more

Death Quiz

Quiz: Is death final?

May 06, 2014

How much did the human soul weigh—in grams—in 1907? Find out by taking our quiz on death! (It’s not as morbid as it sounds. We… more

A matter of life and death.

A matter of life and death.

May 04, 2014

The debate that affects us ALL. more