2010 Press Archive

Newsweek Logo

Evaluating the President’s Foreign Policy

May 16, 2010

The story of Barack Obama's presidency to this point has mostly been written in domestic and economic policy. But he came to office promising to… more

Intelligence Squared Logo

Majority in Sold-Out Intelligence Squared U.S. Audience Sides with Opposition

May 11, 2010

The sold-out crowd in New York heard four experts, each with strong policy and intellectual credentials, debate the motion “Obama’s Foreign Policy Spells America’s Decline.”… more

Jewish Week Logo

Lively Debate on Obama’s Foreign Policy

May 11, 2010

Has Barack Obama strengthened or weakened the U.S. in the eyes of the world through his foreign policy of engagement? In a lively encounter sponsored… more

Canada Free Press Logo

Losing the Organic Debate

April 19, 2010

I lost a debate on organic food last week—to the city of New York. Intelligence Squared, a philanthropic foundation, which brings Oxford-style debating to American… more

Newsweek Logo

Debate: Are Teachers Unions the Problem—or the Answer?

April 18, 2010

Seeking to change their image of intransigence in defending every last job of every teacher, the unions maintain that they share the goal of improving… more

Newsweek Logo

Is Organic Food Marketing Hype?

April 18, 2010

Organic produce, and meat and dairy products, are a tiny—although growing—fraction of what Americans spend on food, on the order of 3 percent. And one… more

Civil Eats Logo

Organic is Not Marketing Hype

April 15, 2010

Asked whether organic is marketing hype, the audience in attendance at the Intelligence Squared April 13th debate in New York City, voted against the claim,… more

Intelligence Squared Logo

Fiercely Partisan Intelligence Squared U.S. Debate on Organic Food

April 13, 2010

Intelligence Squared U.S. (IQ2US), the Oxford-style debate series, an initiative of The Rosenkranz Foundation, hosted one of its most aggressively fought and partisan debates on… more

The Atlantic Logo

I’m Not Going To Be in D.C. on June 8….

April 13, 2010

... but if I were, I would be sure to go to this debate, by the US branch of the Intelligence Squared debate organization, on… more

Intelligence Squared Logo

Intelligence Squared U.S. Travels for First-Time-Ever to Washington D.C.

April 11, 2010

Intelligence Squared U.S., the Oxford-style debate series, an initiative of The Rosenkranz Foundation, announced today that it would travel to Washington, D.C. to host its… more