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Renowned thinkers reflect on how the world will change after COVID19 by answering your questions.

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One-hour video Dialogue featuring 1-on-1 conversations where Munk Chair Rudyard Griffiths puts audience questions to an expert guest.

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COVID-19 has fast forwarded us into a confusing and uncertain future. Nowhere are these accelerating forces more evident than in our democracy. Our democratic institutions and values are being shaken by rising authoritarianism, a reckoning on race, and intense internal debates on cancel culture, identity politics and free speech. The Spring Munk Dialogues explore the fate and future of democracy.

April 22, 2021

Jonathan Haidt

Jonathan Haidt joins us on April 22 at 8pm ET for a members-only Munk Dialogue on how the pandemic is polarizing public debate in new and dangerous ways.

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February 4, 2021

Yuval Harari &
Masha Gessen

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Internationally bestselling authors Yuval Harari (Sapiens, Homo Deus, and 21 Lessons for the 21st Century) and Masha Gessen (The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin and Surviving Autocracy) joined us on February 4 for a members-only Munk Dialogue. This event is free for Munk Members.

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The Munk Debates Podcast

We are the world’s first podcast dedicated to convening one-on-one debates between today’s biggest thinkers and sharpest minds.

Defence of Taiwan

March 31, 2021

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Oriana Skylar Mastro
Michael Beckley
Aristotle vs Plato

March 24, 2021

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Clifford Orwin
Edith Hall
Vaccines

March 17, 2021

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Dean Baker
Thomas B. Cueni

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Our Mission is to help the world rediscover the art of civil and substantive debate by convening the sharpest minds and brightest thinkers to weigh in on the big issues of the day.

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December 4, 2019

Capitalism

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Be it resolved, the capitalist system is broken. It's time to try something different...

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Katrina vanden Heuvel
Yanis Varoufakis
Con
Arthur Brooks
David Brooks
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May 9, 2019

China

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Be it resolved, China is a threat to the liberal international order...

Pro
H.R. McMaster
Michael Pillsbury
Con
Kishore Mahbubani
Huiyao Wang
Result
Con wins by a narrow margin of 2%
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Nov 2, 2018

The Rise of Populism

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Be it resolved, the future of western politics is populist not liberal...

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Stephen K. Bannon
Con
David Frum
Result
No side wins
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