2014 Press Archive

Philadelphia Weekly

Intelligence Squared Debate: Campaign Finance

June 26, 2014

Many have argued for things like public financing or, you know, sensible limits, while others have said where you spend your money is a matter… more

Huffington Post

Neil deGrasse Tyson v. the Right: Cosmos, Christians and the Battle for American Science

June 23, 2014

Dinesh D'Souza, for instance, has taken to using science as proof of religion -- he argues, rather absurdly, that the Bible's explanation of the origins… more

Philadelphia Tribune

Popular NPR debate show to return to Philly

June 19, 2014

Campaign finance, Super PACS and the First Amendment make up the three topics to be debated on NPR Radio’s popular show, “Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates,”… more

Philadelphia Weekly

Constitution Center Event on Campaign Finance

June 03, 2014

Described as “always intelligent and provocative” (Wall Street Journal), the award-winning NPR show Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates (IQ2US) returns to the National Constitution Center for… more

Economics & Institutions

SEATTLE’S NEW MINIMUM WAGE LAW

June 03, 2014

The Seattle experiment in wage rate regulation should provide yet another opportunity to test the effects of this type of labor market policy. In the… more

Huffington Post

A Bible-based approach to consciousness research

May 19, 2014

Consider, for instance, the ongoing debate over the source and nature of consciousness. Is it brain-based or does it perhaps originate somewhere else? “I would… more

Nerdist

Is Death Final? Watch a Brainy Debate

May 18, 2014

What do near death experiences (NDEs) tell us about life after death? Do they tell us anything at all? At the last Intelligence Squared debate,… more

Economics & Institutions

What Would Happen if We Got Rid of the Minimum Wage?

May 14, 2014

The Cato Institute’s James Dorn and the Hoover Institution’s Russell Roberts made this point at length during an Intelligence Squared debate last year in which… more

Religion Dispatches

Debating Death: Is It Really the End?

May 14, 2014

Last week, four scientific big thinkers settled into their seats on stage at NYC's Kaufmann Center to debate this provocative proposition for NPR's Intelligence Squared.… more

Prairie Dog

Death Debate

May 09, 2014

If you’re the sort of person who finds discussions about science and religion entertaining, then you’re in luck because at 6:45 CST (I think that’s… more