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Is the FDA Too Cautious?

Is the FDA keeping good drugs off of the market?

The GOP: Seize the Center or Die?

Listen to experts debate the future of the GOP.

Should Genetically Engineered Babies Be Prohibited?

Hear arguments for and against genetically engineered babies.

Should College Football Be Banned?

Listen to pundits debate whether to ban college football.

Does Science Refute God?

Hear experts debate whether science and religion can co-exist.

Should Drugs Be Legalized?

Hear experts debate whether it’s time to legalize drugs.

Are Elected Islamists Better Than Dictators?

Listen to arguments about the unsettling result of Arab democracy.

About Intelligence Squared Debates

Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates invites some of the world’s leading authorities to debate the day’s important issues. Two teams of dynamic thought leaders engage in a battle of wit and persuasion to capture your vote. Recorded live in New York City, IQ2US debates are based on the traditional Oxford-style format, with one side proposing and the other side opposing a sharply-framed motion.

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