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

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Bonus Release: Obamacare Podcast

Bonus Release: Obamacare Podcast

By IQ2US Staff — July 13, 2015

With the recent Supreme Court ruling that upholds the Affordable Health Care Act, President Obama seems to have secured the legislative cornerstone of his Presidential legacy. But is Obamacare now finally on the road to permanence or is the recent Supreme Court ruling just a setback for a still steady opposition to repeal the law? 


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Bonus Release: Father's Day Podcast

Bonus Release: Father's Day Podcast

By IQ2US Staff — June 19, 2015

On this Father’s Day, alongside the many deserving gestures of love and appreciation, we’d like to take a moment to reflect on what could lie ahead for dear old Dad.


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Bonus Release: Do Too Many Kids Go To College?

Bonus Release: Do Too Many Kids Go To College?

By IQ2US Staff — May 29, 2015

It’s graduation season, a time for high school seniors to look back and celebrate their formative years before embarking on the next step on their academic journey: college.


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Obama's Iran Deal Is Good For America

One-time ally. Full-time foe.

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?


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Alexandra Munroe Speaking, Speyer Legacy School

Debate, An Education

By Alexandra Munroe, Co-Founder — May 19, 2015

IQ2US Founders Recognized by Speyer School for Contribution to Education


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Right to Be Forgotten Quiz

Quiz: What Is the "Right to Be Forgotten"?

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.


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The U.S. Should Adopt the "Right to be Forgotten" Online

What if I Googled You?

By John Donvan — March 06, 2015

GOOGLE VS. PRIVACY: Debating the "Right to Be Forgotten."


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Bastions of Ideas? Or Fortresses of Intolerance?

Bastions of Ideas? Or Fortresses of Intolerance?

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.


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David Carr Tribute: Podcast and Video

David Carr Tribute: Podcast and Video

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.


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David Brooks

100th Debate Celebration

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.


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