POINT / COUNTERPOINT
Two perspectives on one of the nation’s biggest debates this week.
Shoud We Boycott Black Friday
– Huffington Post
– The Grocer
Amidst rising layoffs and a new round of potential lockdowns, how much do Americans plan on spending this holiday season? Take a look back at how 2020 has compared to the last 18 years.
When one number tells two stories.
The number of people who went through a TSA checkpoint this week
Americans Should Be Free to Decide How to Celebrate Thanksgiving
“Beyond the cost savings, NASA noted that there are already deals in place to use the spacecraft for flights by private astronauts.”
– The Heritage Foundation
– The Washington Post
POINTS OF VIEW
Top insights and news from the intellectual leaders
who have battled it out on the Intelligence Squared stage.
– Meanwhile, Kishore Mahbubani contends that the geopolitical dominance the U.S. once held is now beyond repair. [Read more via Project Syndicate, Kishore’s debate on China.]
– And what of U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East? Barbara Slavin argues that hostility with Iran will only serve hardliners on both sides. [Read more via Bourse & Bazaar, Barbara’s debate on the Middle East.]
– Former prime minister of Australia, Kevin Rudd, calls on President-elect Joe Biden to become the champion of climate change. [Read more via The Washington Post, Kevin’s debate on China.]
– What should we expect, and hope for, as the coronavirus pandemic is expected to climax? Paul Starr dives in. [Read more via American Prospect, Paul’s debate on Obamacare.]
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