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18 November 2020

On Friday, December 4 at 7:00 PM ET Bloomberg Television will present the third episode of "That's Debatable," presented in partnership with Intelligence Squared U.S. and sponsored exclusively by IBM, with an episode debating the motion "Stop Worrying About National Deficits ." As governments around the world have spent unprecedented sums to combat the economic impacts of coronavirus, what does rising government debt mean for our future? A new crop of economists has a bold proposition: Don't worry about it.

26 October 2020

Today, Adweek announced that nonpartisan debate podcast Intelligence Squared U.S. has won their Podcast of the Year Award for "Best Podcast Event." The winning episode debated the motion "Coronavirus Will Reshape the World Order in China's Favor" and marked the nonprofit's third virtual debate following the shutdown of in-person events this spring.

23 September 2020

Historic protests calling for police reform have erupted across the nation. But just what could these reforms mean? And how should we see the criminal justice system today? On Wednesday, September 30 at 7:00 PM ET, the nonpartisan Intelligence Squared U.S. will convene five debaters to address the following questions:

3 September 2020

NEW YORK September 3, 2020 -- Bloomberg Media today announced a new interactive debate series titled “That’s Debatable,” to debut on Bloomberg Television Friday, October 9 at 7:00PM ET. Presented in partnership with Intelligence Squared U.S. and hosted by four-time Emmy Award-winning journalist, broadcaster and Intelligence Squared’s longtime debate moderator John Donvan, the program will feature industry leaders, economists, policy makers and public intellectuals debating some of today’s most pressing issues. “That’s Debatable” is sponsored exclusively by IBM.

25 June 2020

Nonpartisan and nonprofit debate series Intelligence Squared U.S. is thrilled to have been honored by the Telly Awards for the second year in a row, winning awards in both the General Live Events and General Public Interest/Awareness categories for their debate "Unresolved: The Techonomic Cold War with China." The debaters were Ian Bremmer, Michèle Flournoy, Yasheng Huang, Parag Khanna, and Susan Thornton.

4 December 2019

Intelligence Squared U.S. Board Chairman Robert Rosenkranz announced today the hire of Clea Conner Chang to be the veteran nonprofit debate organization's first-ever Chief Executive Officer, a newly created role.


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