“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
By John Donvan — May 26, 2015
THE DEAL WITH IRAN: Is this agreement a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” to halt nuclear proliferation, or does President Obama have this wrong?
By Alexandra Munroe, Co-Founder — May 19, 2015
IQ2US Founders Recognized by Speyer School for Contribution to Education
By IQ2 Staff — March 11, 2015
How good are you at playing Google? We designed this quiz using real-life scenarios and Google’s final decisions. Remember, the challenge is to balance individual rights against the public interest.
By John Donvan — March 06, 2015
GOOGLE VS. PRIVACY: Debating the "Right to Be Forgotten."
By John Donvan — February 24, 2015
Bastion. Nice little word. And much overused. But not too much, I hope, in our debate tonight at George Washington University.
By IQ2US Staff — February 15, 2015
We here at Intelligence Squared U.S. want to say something about David Carr, the New York Times writer who collapsed and died last week. And it's this: David stood out to us. David appeared on our stage on October 27, 2009 arguing against the debate motion: Good Riddance to Mainstream Media.
By IQ2US Staff — February 13, 2015
Last Wednesday night we celebrated a momentous occasion: our 100th debate. That’s about 465 debaters with debates presented in 7 cities, and on even more stages.
By John Donvan — February 09, 2015
OUR 100TH DEBATE: Reflecting on the past, debating the future.
By John Donvan — January 15, 2015
I have a book coming out early next year – my first. It’s a history of autism, which I have been writing with a co-author. It’s been four years in the making already, during which two fantasies have played through my head, about the day the book arrives.
By IQ2US Staff — January 13, 2015
With the world outraged by the attacks on satirical newspaper, Charlie Hebdo, last week in Paris, we think back to our debate from 2006 on the motion: Freedom of Expression Must Include the License to Offend.