2014 Press Archive

Mail on Sunday

Peter Hitchens vs Edward Lucas on the Crimea confrontation

March 02, 2014

Both these short articles appeared in the Mail on Sunday today. My friend Ed Lucas (a fellow former Moscow Correspondent and now a distinguished writer… more

The Harvard Crimson

Law School Hosts Debate on the Merits of Affirmative Action

February 28, 2014

A panel featuring Harvard Law School professor Randall L. Kennedy and others debated the pros and cons of affirmative action Thursday evening at the Law… more

The Washington Post

Intelligence Squared debate: Affirmative action on campus does more harm than good

February 28, 2014

Intelligence Squared presented a very lively debate last night at Harvard Law School — “Resolved: Affirmative Action On Campus Does More Harm Than Good.” Arguing… more

The Washington Post

FDA considers controversial fertility procedure. What’s at stake?

February 25, 2014

On Tuesday Feb. 25 and Wednesday Feb. 26, the FDA will consider a controversial cutting-edge fertility procedure otherwise known as “oocyte modification in assisted reproduction… more

PowerLine

Was Snowden Justified?

February 15, 2014

The Volokh Conspiracy’s Nicholas Rosenkranz links to the “particularly lively” Intelligence Squared debate this week in New York City: “Resolved: Snowden Was Justified.” Arguing for… more

ACLU

"Snowden Was Justified." Get the Facts and You’ll Likely Agree.

February 12, 2014

A New York audience devoted nearly two hours yesterday evening to a riveting Intelligence Squared debate about Edward Snowden and the surveillance regime that his… more

Bloomberg View

'Doc Shock' Reaches the Masses

February 06, 2014

In December, I predicted that “doc shock” was going to be a major problem for the U.S. health-care overhaul, as people found out that the… more

Bloomberg View

Resolved: Obamacare Is Now Beyond Rescue

January 21, 2014

Last Wednesday, Scott Gottlieb and I debated Jonathan Chait and Douglas Kamerow at an Intelligence Squared event on this proposition: “Resolved: Obamacare Is Now Beyond… more

Medical Daily

Obamacare Isn’t Beyond Rescue — Not Yet At Least: Why Health Care Reform’s Success Is Really A Popularity Contest

January 18, 2014

In a debate hosted by Intelligence Squared on Jan. 15, competitors argued on both sides of whether the Affordable Care Act, or “Obamacare,” is so… more

New York Magazine

The Death of the Death of Obamacare

January 16, 2014

Last night, Douglas Kamerow and I debated Megan McArdle and Scott Gottlieb at Intelligence Squared over the notion, “Obamacare is now beyond rescue.” Intelligence Squared… more