2012 Press Archive

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Is Obesity the Government’s Business?

February 11, 2012

Sorry, Uncle Sam, but you’ve been benched in the fight against obesity. That’s according to the Intelligence Squared debate earlier this week, where more voters… more

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“Obesity Is Not the Government’s Business” Decides Intelligence Squared U.S. Audience

February 08, 2012

Last night, Intelligence Squared U.S. continued its spring 2012 season with a sold-out debate and a victory against the motion “Obesity is the Government’s Business.”… more

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Uncle Sam Is Not Coming to Dinner

February 08, 2012

America is fat, but Americans disagree about what this means. Either the country’s obesity rates—one third of all adults are obese—are a dangerous health crisis,… more

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5 Podcasts That Will Change the Way You Think

February 02, 2012

The Intelligence Squared Oxford style debates don’t just cover two competing sides of issues like education, the war on terror and religion. They’ll also train… more

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Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates "Obesity Is the Government’s Business"

January 18, 2012

On February 7, Intelligence Squared U.S. (IQ2US) will take on one of America’s biggest problems when they host the debate: “Obesity Is the Government’s Business.”… more

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Learning from Clinton’s Mideast Mistakes

January 12, 2012

...But the question now is, what should be done instead? That was the topic of the debate, which was entitled: “The U.N. should admit Palestine… more

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The U.N. Should Admit Palestine as a Full Member State

January 11, 2012

Last night, Intelligence Squared U.S. launched it's spring 2012 season with a sold-out debate and a decisive victory for the motion, “The U.N. Should Admit… more

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Whitewashing Hamas Is a Mistake

January 11, 2012

Last night, I attended an Intelligence Squared Debate in New York. As expected, the debate was spirited and lively. How could it not be? The… more

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Palestine, 194th Member?

January 11, 2012

At last night’s Intelligence Squared U.S. debate held at NYU’s Skirball Center, the motion was: “The U.N. Should Admit Palestine as a Full Member State.”… more

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It's Time for the U.N. to Admit Palestine

January 11, 2012

After an hour and a half of trying to soften an increasingly furious—and personal— debate over Palestinian membership in the United Nations on Tuesday, moderator… more