Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates

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America feels divided. From the most salient questions about our national identity and place in the world, to fundamental concerns about technology, religion, the economy, and public policy, Intelligence Squared U.S. is here to help. A respite from polarized discussions, we bring together the smartest minds to debate and dissect issues in depth, restoring civility and bringing intelligence to the public square in the process.

with George Church, Amy Webb, Marcy Darnovsky, and Françoise Baylis
with Daniel Jones, Helen Fisher, and Renae Franiuk
with William Kristol, Mary Beth Long, Kori Schake, and Vikram Singh
with Pano Kanelos and Niall Ferguson
Two years ago in January, the Covid-19 virus made its way to American shores. And so … as we wrap up 2021, we thought we’d bring you an amalgam of our best Covid content. Our host John Donvan guide you through the depths of what to this day remain highly …
with Mark Jamison, Kunal Chopra, Rana Foroohar, and Stacy Mitchell
with Daniel Markovits and Adrian Wooldridge
with Kmele Foster, Garry Kasparov, Erich Hatala Matthes, and Karen Attiah
with Vin Gupta and Leana Wen
with David Sanger, Michael Daniel, and Jen Ellis
with Tamara Brummer, Dahlia Lithwick, Carter Phillips, and Akhil Reed Amar
with Rajan Menon, Nile Gardiner, Mohamed Mahmoud Mohamedou, and Angela Kane
with Mark Zandi and Michael Strain
with Michael J. Anderson and Lawrence Gostin
with Ahmed Rashid, Dan Markey, and Kori Schake
Gun violence is surging. Despite lockdowns and social distancing, 2020 ended up as one of America’s most violent years in decades. 2021 is following a similar path. Meanwhile, President Joe Biden has laid out his strategy. In this special debate, we review three gun debates that still have relevance today. …
with Batya Ungar-Sargon, Yascha Mounk, Frank Sesno, and Virginia Heffernan
with Robert Reich, Yanis Varoufakis, Allison Schrager, and Lawrence Summers
with Michael J. Anderson and Lawrence Gostin
with Clea Conner, Nick Gillespie, and Robert Litan