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Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates

6:00pm

Sun November 23, 2014
Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates

Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates: Flexing America's Muscles in the Middle East Make Things Worse

Airs Sunday, November 23 at 6 p.m. The disintegration of Iraq, Syria’s ongoing civil war, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the promise and peril of the Arab Spring...  What role should America play in the Middle East? For some America’s restraint has been a sign of disciplined leadership. But for others, it has been a sign of diminished strength and influence.  Are we simply recognizing the limitations of our power, or does this embattled region require a bolder, more muscular, American presence? 

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6:00pm

Sun October 12, 2014
Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates

Intelligence Squared U.S. - Embrace the Common Core?

Airs Sunday, October 12 at 6 p.m. In K-12 education, there is nothing more controversial than the Common Core State Standards, national academic standards in English and math. Adopted by more than 40 states, they were developed, in part, to address concerns that American students were falling behind their foreign counterparts and graduating high school without the necessary skills for college and the workforce. But is this the reform we’ve been looking for? Has the federal government overreached and saddled our schools with standards that have been flawed from the start?

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6:00pm

Sun August 17, 2014
Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates

Intelligence Squared US: Millennials Don't Stand A Chance

Airs Sunday, August 17 at 6 p.m.  Growing up with revolutionary technology and entering adulthood in a time of recession—have recently been much maligned. Are their critics right? Is this generation uniquely coddled, narcissistic, and lazy? Or have we let conventional wisdom blind us to their openness to change and innovation, and optimism in the face of uncertainty, which, in any generation, are qualities to be admired?

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6:00pm

Sun June 29, 2014
Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates

Intelligence Squared US: Millennials Don't Stand A Chance

Airs Sunday, June 29 at 6 p.m.  Millennials—growing up with revolutionary technology and entering adulthood in a time of recession—have recently been much maligned. Are their critics right? Is this generation uniquely coddled, narcissistic, and lazy? Or have we let conventional wisdom blind us to their openness to change and innovation, and optimism in the face of uncertainty, which, in any generation, are qualities to be admired? Arguing for the motion: Binta Niambi Brown, Lawyer, Startup Advisor & Human Rights Advocate andW.

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6:00pm

Sun June 22, 2014
Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates

Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates: The Lecture Hall Is Obsolete

Airs Sunday, June 22 at 6 p.m. Is the college of the future online? With the popularity of MOOCs (massive open online courses) and the availability of online degree programs at a fraction of their on-campus price, we are experiencing an exciting experiment in higher education. Does the traditional classroom stand a chance? Will online education be the great equalizer, or is a campus-based college experience still necessary?

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