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May 9, 2019

China

May 9, 2019

China

Be it resolved, China 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

Nov 2, 2018

The Rise of Populism

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

Pro
Stephen K. Bannon
Con
David Frum
Result
No side wins
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May 18, 2018

Political Correctness

May 18, 2018

Political Correctness

Be it resolved, what you call political correctness, I call progress…

Pro
Michael Eric Dyson
Michelle Goldberg
Con
Stephen Fry
Jordan Peterson
Result
Con wins with a 6% vote gain
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Oct 12, 2017

American Democracy

Oct 12, 2017

American Democracy

Be it resolved, American democracy is in its worst crisis in a generation and Donald J. Trump is to blame…

Pro
Andrew Sullivan
E.J. Dionne Jr.
Con
Newt Gingrich
Kimberley Strassel
Result
Con wins with 3% vote gain
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Apr 28, 2017

Future of Geopolitics

Apr 28, 2017

Future of Geopolitics

Be it resolved, the liberal international order is over…

Pro
Niall Ferguson
Con
Fareed Zakaria
Result
Con wins with 5% vote gain
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