From sea to shining sea, Intelligence Squared U.S. domestic debates dive into the issues that give shape to the American identity and inform our national ideals. Spanning grievances in governance, immigration issues, looming tax laws, and limits of a free press, U.S. debates bring to center stage the intellectual diversity that substantiates the American experience. Thought-leaders and experts from around the world, including David Miliband, David Frum, Karen Kornbluh, Art Laffer, and Steven Forbes, offer their take on the day’s top national debates. Take the plunge: listen as debaters argue for their vision of America’s past, present, and future.
The auto industry, agriculture, the energy sector. What do they have in common? These industries benefit from government subsidies in the form of loans, tax breaks, regulation, and other preferences. Do we need subsidies, or is this corporate welfare? Watch Debate
“For the 2016 general election, the nonprofit that oversees the format, the Commission on Presidential Debates, ought to adopt Oxford-style debate, a proven format that would better clarify the candidates’ differences.”