With an eye on reason and balance, Intelligence Squared U.S. politics debates bring Washington’s most divisive issues into focus. Spanning critical political challenges, like money in politics and breakdowns in American governance, the politics debates bring critical voices to the real issues, not just party platforms. Some of today’s most widely respected policy experts and scholars have joined our politics debates, including David Brooks, Arianna Huffington, Kirsten Powers, Mark Zandi, and Karl Rove. Cast your vote: step outside the party lines and hear both sides debate with nuance and rational analysis.
Recent waves of populism and nationalism - including those that fueled Brexit and Donald Trump - have some fearing the end of Western democracy. But are these events really a threat to the liberal world order? Watch Debate