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A Look Back at 2013

Best of 2013: A Year In Review

By IQ2US Staff — December 23, 2013

As 2013 comes to a close, we’ve taken a look back at our past year of debates at Intelligence Squared U.S.

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Worst Ceremony Ever.

The Worst Ceremony Ever.

By John Donvan — November 27, 2013

It's the worst White House ceremony ever. But it happens every year: the annual pardoning of the turkey. Ugh. 

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The Second Amendment

Loaded. But not locked.

By John Donvan — November 13, 2013

Could they have been any clearer, the founding fathers, when they sat down and penned the Second Amendment? Uh huh. A LOT.

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Let Anyone Take a Job Anywhere?

What If...

By John Donvan — October 30, 2013

Tonight, we are debating a "what if."  Sometimes we do that.

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Special Podcast: Gridlock in Washington

Special Podcast: The Two-Party System

By IQ2US Staff — October 14, 2013

In the face of a government shutdown affecting millions of Americans, we ask again: is the two-party system making America ungovernable?

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Break Up The Big Banks

What’s your TBTF?

By John Donvan — October 09, 2013

Acronym world can be a mysterious place.

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Special Podcast Release on Obamacare

Special Podcast Release on Obamacare

By IQ2US Staff — October 02, 2013

Listen to our first retrospective, a podacst that sheds light on the debate surrounding Obamacare.

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Thomas James Fall 2013 Illustrations

Spotlight on Thomas James, Illustrator

By IQ2US Staff — September 17, 2013

We are pleased to introduce artist Thomas James, whose illustrations have been featured in everything from The Wall Street Journal to WIRED Magazine.

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Peter Thiel vs. Vivek Wadhwa

Thiel vs. Wadhwa: The Higher Education Debate Continues

By IQ2US Staff — September 11, 2013

Since taking sides nearly two years ago at our debate Too Many Kids Go To College, panelists Vivek Wadhwa and Peter Thiel have continued the debate off the stage.

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John Donvan

I hate doing this.

By John Donvan — September 04, 2013

In my starting days as a TV interviewer, I had a weird habit.

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