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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.

December 2, 2020

Ian Morris

Dialogue with Ian Morris, international bestselling author and big thinker, on the past and future of human civilization, the rise of West, and the return of China as a great power. See below for details.

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November 11, 2020

Martin Wolf

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

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.

The series' presenting sponsors are Gluskin Sheff and Onex Corporation.

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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.

How to Cope with Surging COVID-19

November 18, 2020

Martin Kulldorff
Stephen Reicher
US Election - Post-Election Analysis

November 10, 2020

Jeff Roe
Terry Sullivan
James Carville - Munk Dialogue

November 2, 2020

James Carville

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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


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

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


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

H.R. McMaster
Michael Pillsbury
Kishore Mahbubani
Huiyao Wang
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...

Stephen K. Bannon
David Frum
No side wins
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