2013 Press Archive

The Washington Times Community

Laura Ingraham: The center Isn't the answer for the GOP

May 01, 2013

WASHINGTON, May 1, 2013 ― PBS’s program Intelligence Squared pitted The New York Times writer David Brooks and former Congressman Mickey Edwards against radio host… more

The League of Ordinary Gentlemen

You Don't Seize the Center, You Create the Center

April 29, 2013

When I learned it, I thought the motion for this month’s Intelligence Squared U.S. debate – “The GOP Must Seize the Center or Die” –… more


Abolish the Minimum Wage? It's No Fantasy

April 11, 2013

Free market advocates tried to convince an audience at Washington, D.C.‘s Burke Theater last week that the minimum wage should be abolished. James Dorn of… more

Huff Post Money

Abolish the Minimum Wage??!! A Debate

April 04, 2013

Had a rousing and often substantive debate last night sponsored by the group Intelligence Squared. My partner was the great and eloquent Karen Kornbluh (listen… more

Salt Lake Tribune

IQ2US an Oasis of Civilized Debate

April 04, 2013

There is a place where the fine art of civilized and civil debate is making a comeback. Intelligence Squared U.S., an Oxford style debate format… more

The Chronicle

Experts Discourage Ban on Genetic Engineering

April 04, 2013

“Banning is not a productive way forward,” said Nita Farahany, professor of law, philosophy and genome sciences and policy. “Whether or not [genetic modification] should… more

The Christian Post

Now a Reality, Should Genetically Modified Babies Be Prohibited?

March 23, 2013

After an announcement last year that a series of experiments in the United States had resulted in the birth of 30 healthy genetically modified babies,… more

The Soapbox

Why I'm Not Buying Football Season Tickets

March 14, 2013

Last May, a group called Intelligence Squared sponsored a debate on whether to ban college football. A portion of the discussion concerned the nature of… more


The Great Debate Over The Strong Dollar

March 14, 2013

Does the U.S. need a strong dollar policy? The Kaufman Center played host to a debate on monetary policy Wednesday night. Officially the resolution under… more


Genetically Engineered Babies: Good Or Bad Idea?

February 20, 2013

Would you want the option of harnessing the power of genetics to alter the DNA of your unborn child? Would you want this to prevent… more