From to the Age of Aquarius to the Digital Revolution, cultural shifts have long been fodder for passionate debate on America’s values and priorities. True to this tradition, Intelligence Squared U.S. culture debates offer spirited analysis of the issues that shape our national identity and structure our society. From free speech and gender dynamics to the erosion of mainstream media, top debaters, including Dan Abrams, Greg Lukianoff, Christina Hoff Sommers, David Carr, Kirsten Powers and John Hockenberry, guide us through America’s social sways. Here the culture debate rages on: listen to opposing sides take on today’s most consequential trends and vie for their vision of our future.
Protests have erupted on university campuses across the country. To many, these students are speaking out against racial injustice that has long been manifested in unwelcoming, sometimes hostile environments. Watch Debate