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Since 2008, we have brought the world’s sharpest minds and brightest thinkers to our mainstage debates in Toronto, Canada. In front of live audiences of 3,000 people, twice a year, we debate the big issues of the day, from climate to the global economy to political correctness to the future of democracy. All these great debates are curated here in video, audio and text for your watching, listening and reading pleasure. Enjoy the art of civil and substantive public debate.
June 22, 2023
Be it resolved, AI research and development poses an existential threat.
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November 30, 2022
Be it resolved, don't trust mainstream media.
May 12, 2022
Be it resolved, ending the world’s worst geopolitical crisis in a generation starts with acknowledging Russia’s security interests.
December 4, 2019
Be it resolved, the capitalist system is broken. It's time to try something different...
May 9, 2019
Be it resolved, China is a threat to the liberal international order...
Nov 2, 2018
Be it resolved, the future of western politics is populist not liberal...
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