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Sep 30, 2016

U.S. Election

Sep 30, 2016

U.S. Election

Be it resolved, Donald Trump can make America great again...

Pro
Newt Gingrich
Laura Ingraham
Con
Robert Reich
Jennifer Granholm
Result
Pro wins with 6% vote gain
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April 1, 2016

Global Refugee Crisis

April 1, 2016

Global Refugee Crisis

Be it resolved, give us your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free...

Pro
Louise Arbor
Simon Schama
Con
Nigel Farage
Mark Steyn
Result
Con wins with 22% vote gain
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Progress

Progress

Progress

Progress

Be it resolved, humankind’s best days lie ahead...

Pro
Steven Pinker
Matt Ridley
Con
Alain de Botton
Malcolm Gladwell
Result
Pro wins with 2% vote gain
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The Munk Debate on Canada’s Foreign Policy

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Apr 10, 2015

The West vs. Russia

Apr 10, 2015

The West vs. Russia

Be it resolved, the West should engage not isolate Russia…

Pro
Stephen F. Cohen
Vladimir Pozner
Con
Anne Applebaum
Garry Kasparov
Result
Con wins with 10% vote gain
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