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Lifespans Are Long Enough

You’re not getting any younger. Featured

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 Featured

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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2-Minute Debates from Newsy + IQ2US

2-Minute Debates from Newsy + IQ2US

By IQ2US Staff — January 04, 2016

Last season, we launched “2-Minute Debates,” an exciting new video series co-produced with Newsy.


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Announcing Spring 2016 Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates

Top 10 Debate Highlights of 2015

By IQ2US Staff — December 29, 2015

The year 2015 saw a lot of debate.


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Announcing Spring 2016 Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates

Announcing Spring 2016 Debates

By IQ2US Staff — December 17, 2015

Syrian Refugees. Artificial Intelligence. Corporate Subsidies. Free Speech on Campus and more...


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Give the Gift of Debate

Give the Gift of Debate

By IQ2US Staff — December 16, 2015

This season, show off your genius with an intelligent gift.


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The Equal Protection Clause Forbids Racial Preferences in State University Admissions

Does affirmative action on campus violate the Constitution?

By Jeffrey Rosen — December 03, 2015

That’s the question we’ll be debating tonight, in the latest co-sponsored constitutional debate between Intelligence Squared U.S. and the National Constitution Center.


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Our Next Constitutional Debate

Our Next Constitutional Debate

By John Donvan — December 02, 2015

Every now and then, we apply a special filter to our debates.


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#GiveDebate on Giving Tuesday

#GiveDebate on Giving Tuesday

By Dana Wolfe — December 01, 2015

By watching, listening, voting, applauding, asking questions or commenting on the debates, you prove civility in public discourse is worthwhile and necessary.


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