“From wherever you stood, the opposing side offered respectable, credible views. In today's fractured culture the evening struck a blow for civility.”

- The Huffington Post

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How to Win at Intelligence Squared US

How to Win at Intelligence Squared US

By Lee Drutman, Vox — May 05, 2016

How often do voters change their minds? Vox analyzed the voting data from 119 Intelligence Squared U.S. debates. Here's what they found.


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Hunters Conserve Wildlife

Oh Deer. Featured

By John Donvan — April 27, 2016

The merits of hunting: Join the debate on Wednesday, May 4th.


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Eliminate

Outrageous?

By John Donvan — April 04, 2016

A jaw-dropping debate.


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Don't Trust the Promise of Artificial Intelligence

There's a ROBOT in your pocket. Seriously.

By John Donvan — March 08, 2016

Yes, you've seriously got a robot in your pocket.


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Free Speech Is Threatened on Campus

Debate Live Tonight: Free Speech On Campus?

By John Donvan — February 28, 2016

Streaming Live at 6:30 PM from Yale University.


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IQ2US Calls to Fix the Presidential Debates (Wall Street Journal)

This Debate Model Could Actually Challenge Presidential Candidates

By Robert Rosenkranz and John Donvan — February 25, 2016

On The Takeaway with John Hockenberry, IQ2US chairman Robert Rosenkranz and moderator John Donvan say it’s time to overhaul the presidential debates.


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IQ2US Calls to Fix the Presidential Debates (Wall Street Journal)

IQ2US Calls to Fix the Presidential Debates

By Robert Rosenkranz and John Donvan — February 21, 2016

Oxford-style would tell us more than the current uninformative and stilted face-offs.


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Lifespans Are Long Enough

You’re not getting any younger.

By John Donvan — February 03, 2016

I sincerely intend NOT to make you choke on your drink when I tell you the topic I have been pondering a lot for the past 24 hours.


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The Presidential Candidate Debates Are a Circus, but a New Debate Format Can Fix That

The Presidential Candidate Debates Are a Circus, but a New Debate Format Can Fix That

By John Donvan on Big Think — January 29, 2016

John Donvan knows a thing or two about debate. After all, he’s moderated nearly 100 of them. Here, he tells Big Think the problems with today’s political circuses, and suggests a solution.


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The U.S. Should Let In 100,000 Syrian Refugees

Moving pictures.

By John Donvan — January 08, 2016

Moving pictures. That's what we saw throughout the autumn from the front lines of the Syrian refugee crisis. Those men breaking for the tunnel under the English Channel. That drowned little boy on the Turkish beach.


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