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

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Live, 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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The COVID-19 pandemic enters a new phase this autumn. Are governments up to the challenge of a second wave of infections? How is the all-important economic recovery likely to play out? And, what are risks – domestic and global – of a high stakes U.S. election? The Munk Dialogues are a weekly interactive video conversation about the big issues and events transforming our lives.

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December 9, 2020

Bari Weiss

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Bari Weiss joined us on December 9 for a Munk Dialogue on the future of speech and open debate in contemporary society, and how we forge common understandings about the things that matter in time of extreme political and ideological polarization.

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November 11, 2020

Martin Wolf

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Martin Wolf of the Financial Times of London joined us on November 11 for a Munk Dialogue on the state of the global economy and how COVID-19 is creating a new economic reality that will affect growth and prosperity for a generation to come.

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June 10, 2020

Victor Gao

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Victor Gao, Vice President of the Center for China and Globalization, and Deng Xiaoping’s English interpreter, joined us on June 11 for a Munk Dialogue on China’s role in global affairs after COVID-19. Click the "play" button to the left to watch.



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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.

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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
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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...

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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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