2011 Press Archive

The Wrong Debate About College

The Wrong Debate About College

November 06, 2011

A recent Intelligence Squared debate tackled the proposition that “Too Many Kids Go to College.” Arguments in favor: the cost of higher education is rising… more

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Risk/Return: 2 Paths to Fixing the Jobs Crisis

November 03, 2011

[T]wo teams squared off last month to debate the question of whether Congress should pass President Obama’s jobs plan – piecemeal, if necessary. The debate,… more

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Too Late to Debate Obama Stimulus Plan

October 27, 2011

There was really no point to any further debate, but I went to the debate, anyway. It was part of the Intelligence Squared U.S. Debate… more

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Is Going to College Worth the Investment?

October 25, 2011

The value of a college education is under attack. While more U.S. students are enrolled than ever before, a perfect storm of soaring costs, rising… more

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Decisive Vote Says “Congress Should Pass Obama’s Jobs Plan- Piece By Piece” At Intelligence Squared U.S. Debate

October 25, 2011

Last night NYU’s Skirball Center saw an overwhelming victory for the Intelligence Squared U.S. debate, “Congress Should Pass Obama’s Jobs Plan – Piece By Piece.”… more

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A Victory for the President’s Jobs Plan (Sort Of)

October 25, 2011

Earlier this week, President Obama, ardent lover of three-word mantras, introduced a new slogan for his American Jobs Act: "We can't wait!" The president exhorted… more

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Are Too Many Americans Earning Four-Year Degrees?

October 18, 2011

“True or false: too many kids go to college.” That was how John Donvan, an ABC News correspondent, began a debate last week about the… more

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Ideas Week Squares Off Over Need for College

October 16, 2011

The Intelligence Squared Foundation, which hosts and televises Oxford-style debates in New York, recently made its Chicago debut on Oct. 12 with the premise that… more

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Resolved: Robert Rosenkranz is Working to Restore Intelligence and Civility--One Debate at a Time

October 14, 2011

"My parents were communists,” volunteers Robert Rosenkranz, “but not in any sophisticated way.” It was just a part of the New York “left-wing milieu.” Rosenkranz… more

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An Open Letter to Peter Thiel

October 13, 2011

So, here is my challenge to you: Why don’t you put your money and energy behind your convictions? If you indeed believe that we are… more