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Praise for IQ2 U.S.

IQ2 Staff
Friday, June 18, 2010

“Always intelligent and provocative, as well as disciplined and civil. A stimulating way to spend an evening.”
- The Wall Street Journal

"A salon for movers and shakers, writers and thinkers."
- The New York Times

“Pointed Political Debate Minus All the Shouting.”
- The New York Times

“From wherever you stood, the opposing side offered respectable, credible views. In today's fractured culture the evening struck a blow for civility.”
- The Huffington Post

“It's a real public service to have debates that bring top-tier participants together and add the sizzle of prize fight competition to a discussion of issues of first-order importance.”
- The Atlantic

“Intelligence Squared has done something rare in New York – create an event that people feel they must go to.”
- Fareed Zakaria

“A throwback to the days of traveling orators, to a time of greater civility, when people actually bothered to listen to the other side, to consider the validity of its position.”
- The Globe and Mail

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